A Novel Propeller for Mars Expeditions

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  • An engineer from the University of Michigan has developed a prototype of a thruster.
  • This may form the basis for a propulsion system to take a manned spacecraft to Mars in the 2020s.
  • Mr. Gallimore’s thruster, called X3, is central to this system and his team will receive $1 million from NASA for work on the device.