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NEW plasma ENGINE IN THE WORKS AT NASA

NASA announced yesterday that it has signed a deal with MSE Technology Applications to develop an advanced plasma rocket technology that could cut travel time to Mars in half - a mission to the Red planet might take only 3 months. Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz from NASA has been working on the engine and the underlying technology for over 20 years.

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http://spaceflight.nasa.gov/mars/technology/propulsion/aspl/

News Stories

http://spaceflightnow.com/news/n0006/14plasmaengine/index.html

http://www.flatoday.com/space/explore/stories/2000a/061400a.htm

http://www.spaceviews.com/2000/06/13a.html

LIBERTY CAPSULE STARTS ITS MUSEUM TOUR

Recently restored after its near 40-year soaking at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, Gus Grissom's recovered Liberty Bell space capsule has gone on display at NASA's Kennedy Space Center. The capsule will spend the next three years touring various US cities. The exhibition also includes information on the

Original Source

http://www.discovery.com/exp/libertybell7/tour.html

News Stories

http://news.bbc.co.uk/hi/english/sci/tech/newsid_790000/790525.stm

http://www.cnn.com/2000/TECH/space/06/14/sunken.spacecraft.ap/index.html

http://www.discovery.com/news/briefs/20000613/space_libertybell.html

http://www.flatoday.com/space/explore/stories/2000a/061400l.htm

NASA WORKING ON A SPACEWALKING ROBOT

NASA engineers have built a prototype of robot which could be used to help fix space-based equipment, like satellites and space stations. Robonaut, which resembles a gold Boba Fett from star Wars, has sophisticated arms and hands (complete with five fingers), cameras for eyes, and a radiation-protected torso containing its processor. A human operator works controls the robot from a remote location using gloves and a headset.

News Stories

http://www.cnn.com/2000/TECH/space/06/13/robonaut/index.html

http://www.chron.com/cgi-bin/auth/story.mpl/content/interactive/space/news/2000/20000609.html

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