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Rocket Fuel Used To Build Clean Cars
2012-11-02 10:44:16

ESA Austrian manufacturer MagnaSteyr has adapted technology developed for the Ariane rocket to build clean-burning cars that can use hydrogen instead of petrol for fuel. Hydrogen is the smallest molecule in the Universe. That makes keeping it in one place very, very difficult. To tap its tremendous potential as a fuel, spacecraft must be able to store liquid hydrogen at extremely low temperatures, then feed it smoothly to rocket engines. When ESA was developing its hydrogen-fuelled...

Space Match 2012 On November 20th
2012-10-30 10:14:43

ESA It´s a familiar dilemma: you want to find a partner, but you aren´t sure how to do it. If you´re lucky enough to be a European space technology, or are looking for one, on 20 November you can turn to Space-Match. Space-Match is a matchmaking event that brings together space technologies and companies from outside the space industry. It can lead to some spectacular pairings, in which space technologies are adapted in new ways for use here on Earth. For the first...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.