Tag: space

Sky rockets in flight, biofuels delight! The bioLPG story, Orbex’s biofuel powered space rocket and more

Sky rockets in flight, biofuels delight! The bioLPG story, Orbex’s biofuel powered space rocket and more

October 24, 2021 |

Out of this world things are happening in the United Kingdom with the news from Orbex that their Prime space rocket will have a 96% lower carbon footprint than comparable space launch programs thanks to their use of bioLPG from Calor and they are committed to offsetting all residual carbon emissions from launch operations. Calor’s […]

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Biofuels in Space: 3rd Most Bizarre Biofuels Story of the Year

Biofuels in Space: 3rd Most Bizarre Biofuels Story of the Year

[ 0 ] July 28, 2010 |

Though dollars for commercializing biofuels are as scarce as water on Mars, two projects have found R&D funding to look at opportunities for growing biofuels in space. Last August, we covered a group at NASA’s Ames Research Center who are working to convert space-based plant residues, from plants grown by astronauts to provide food and […]

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