Making Rockets Obsolete

Franklin Chang-Diaz Talks About Revolutionizing Space Travel, Seed

"Dr. Franklin Chang-Diaz believes there's a better, more modern way of doing business in space. And unlike many other starry-eyed space-age dreamers, Chang has considerable clout to back him up. A former NASA astronaut, he's flown into orbit on a record seven space shuttle missions, including the one that sent the Galileo spacecraft to Jupiter. And for the past 30 years, Chang has been developing a concept that could revolutionize space travel and commerce: an advanced plasma rocket engine called VASIMR."

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