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UK Civil Aviation Authority Selects Pilot Hydrogen Fuel Projects to Prepare Industry for Net Zero Emissions

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The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced the first three companies selected to participate in its Hydrogen Challenge Sandbox to spur innovation of hydrogen propulsion for net zero aviation emissions. The regulator will work closely with the project teams to increase readiness for introducing hydrogen fuel and...

Ingenuity’s Groundbreaking Mission Comes to a Close After Final Flight on Mars

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NASA's revolutionary Mars helicopter Ingenuity has made history yet again, achieving one final flight on January 18th before sustaining damage that ended its operations for the last time. Originally intended as a short-term tech demo, the 1.8 kg rotorcraft exceeded expectations by logging over 70 flights during...

NASA Advances Concept for Solar-Powered Fixed-Wing Aircraft to Explore Mars

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Mars has been a prime target for exploration missions over the past few decades to study the planet's atmosphere, surface, and potential for supporting life. A primary goal is to perform more widespread and comprehensive surveys of the Mars terrain, which poses challenges due to the planet's size...