Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Space

+ - Methane as the Next Interplanetary Fuel?

Submitted by
u-bend
u-bend writes "Discovery news has a quick read about the possibilities that methane has as a rocket fuel for future interplanetary exploration, since it's known to exist on other planets.

From the article:
"The trouble with exploring the solar system is that there just aren't any rocket fueling stations out there. That won't be the case if future planet-hopping astronauts are equipped with a new kind of rocket engine which burns two gases that are already in good supply on several other planets: methane and oxygen.""

When you are working hard, get up and retch every so often.

Working...