Transportation - NASA Working On Levitating Railway For The Moon - Part 1 of 2 Parts

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     While there are many articles being published about private companies in space, it is easy to forget just how much groundbreaking research NASA is carrying out. NASA’s research is not all about space flight and telescopes, either. The goal of some NASA research is to support other space operations such as a base on the moon.

Power - The U.K. Space Agency Is Give Grants For Nuclear Power Systems

     Two nuclear projects are among eleven international space projects selected to receive funding from the U.K. Space Agency. Rolls-Royce's collaboration with BWXT receives one and a half million dollars to further its work on fission nuclear systems for space power missions. An international project led by the University of Leicester receives a million dollars.

Propulsion - George Washington University and Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Are Working On An Air-breathing Thruster For Satellites

     Earth’s orbit is getting so populated that the space industry is now developing technologies to remove space debris left by satellite launches from an over-crowded low Earth orbit (LEO).
     There is an untapped orbit above Earth, though. The very low Earth orbit (VLEO) would allow satellites to fly in a less crowded space closer to home and take more detailed pictures of our planet.

Propulsion - Positron Dynamics Is Working On Anti-Matter Engines For Space Craft - Part 1 of 2 Parts

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     Interstellar travel is only something humanity has achieved in science fiction such as Star Trek's USS Enterprise, which used antimatter engines to travel between star systems. However, antimatter isn't just a sci-fi trope. Antimatter actually does exist.

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