|Posted on Jan 18, 2013 08:22:50 AM | Gerald Steeman | 0 Comments ||
After working with Marshall Space Flight Center to design the Space Shuttle Main Engine, NASA contractor Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne (PWR) used its rocket engine experience to make clean energy gasification technology with 10-20 percent lower capital costs and a 10-percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions, compared to existing conventional technology. Read the full story from the NASA Technical Reports Server (NTRS) here: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/20120001874; for additional NASA documents on clean energy technology, see: http://go.usa.gov/4rC4. To learn more about the NASA Spinoff publication, visit http://spinoff.nasa.gov.
Photo: A Space Shuttle engine undergoes test firing in 1981.
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