Video highlights of technology that has been explored by the NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts program.
The first picture below is not Advanced propulsion. It shows a missile with holes in the front. It can be fired into an asteroid and generate perfect core samples. This was tested in the desert. A tether would be used to recover the core samples.
Other highlights are the electric sails, Titan submarine, 3D printing on the moon and other highlights.
The livestream of the 2018 NASA NIAC symposium has started.
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