NASA to test centrifugal force satellite launcher

April 25th, 2022

SpinLaunch's kinetic launch facility at Spaceport America, New Mexico, has completed sub-orbital test launches with exit velocities over 1,000 mph. Image: SpinLaunch. NASA has agreed to test SpinLaunch's technology, designed to launch a satellite into space at hypersonic speeds with an electric centrifuge instead of a rocket. The company says that modern carbon fiber is […]

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