How an Energy-Efficient Spacecraft Could Revolutionize Space Travel [Video]
In a Skype interview, Damon Landau and Nathan J. Strange of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory talk about the radical mission proposal they laid out in the December issue of Scientific American
Energy efficiency is not just for appliances and vehicles on Earth—spacecraft that conserve fuel can provide a boost to humanity, too. In a recent article for Scientific American, Damon Landau and Nathan J. Strange of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory described how a resuable, fuel-efficient craft would enable unprecedented voyages beyond Earth's neighborhood. In the video below, Landau and Strange lay out the essentials of their proposal.