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OTHER WORDS FROM propulsionpro·pul·sive [pruh-puhl-siv], /prəˈpʌl sɪv/, pro·pul·so·ry, adjective
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The Celera 500L, according to Chief Technology Officer David Bogue, is “designed for maximum aerodynamic efficiency, and is coupled with a very effective propulsion system.”
It might not sound like much, but Benkoski and his team just demonstrated solar thermal propulsion, a previously theoretical type of rocket engine that is powered by the Sun’s heat.A solar-powered rocket might be our ticket to interstellar space|WIRED|November 21, 2020|Ars Technica
The rest of the partnerships, from artificial lunar regolith to radio-frequency propulsion, can be read about at this NASA post.NASA partners with SpaceX, Rocket Lab, Blue Origin and others for test flights and research|Devin Coldewey|November 9, 2020|TechCrunch
Among the many areas of investment where Deloitte anticipates continued growth over the next decade, for example, is electric propulsion systems and aircraft, urban air mobility and fully automated flight decks.Space investors will see into the future at TechCrunch Sessions: Space|Connie Loizos|October 30, 2020|TechCrunch
Other far-out ideas include building and launching a lens-like spacecraft that focuses sunlight onto an asteroid’s surface, thus creating a makeshift propulsion system from vaporized dust.The World’s Space Agencies Are on a Quest to Deflect a (Harmless) Asteroid|Jason Dorrier|September 27, 2020|Singularity Hub
Both these competitors flew the Farman biplane with the 50 horse-power Gnome motor as propulsive power.A History of Aeronautics|E. Charles Vivian
When we think of such habits, the union of habit with desire and with propulsive power is forced upon us.
The habit is propulsive and moves anyway toward some end, or result, whether it is projected as an end-in-view or not.
The event added new strength to his propulsive powers and doubly nerved him to meet the fiery trials in reserve for him.Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution|L. Carroll Judson
Its submerged control was bad, but its electric propulsive system worked well.The Submarine in War and Peace|Simon Lake