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Solar Power Coming Soon To Space Tourism Industry

December 11th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

SolarStratos, a new company based in Switzerland, has built a solar power airplane it claims will let people explore the edge of space while leaving a tiny carbon footprint behind. Cost of spending 15 minutes 15 miles above the earth? $10,000,000. Get your American Express card out!


New Jet Engine Slashes Fuel Consumption, Lowers Emissions

August 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Pratt & Whitney has developed a new jet engine that reduces fuel consumption and emissions by 16%. Each airplane equipped with the new engines would save 3,600 metric tons of carbon dioxide a year from getting into the atmosphere.



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