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ADVANCED PROPULSION CONCEPTS AND PROJECTS







   • aerospike engine
   • air-breathing engine
   • Alcubierre warp drive
   • antigravity
   • antimatter propulsion
   • antimatter-driven sail
   • apergy
   • AQRT (Advanced Quantum/Relativity Propulsion Workshop)
   • arcjet

   • beamed-energy propulsion
   • bias drive
   • Breakthrough Propulsion Physics Program
   • Bussard ramjet

   • Casimir effect
   • chaotic control
   • contact ion thruster
   • Cosmos 1

   • Daedalus, Project
   • diametric drive
   • differential sail
   • diode sail
   • disjunction drive
   • DS4G (dual-stage 4-grid) ion engine
   • Dyson slingshot

   • electric propulsion
   • electromagnetic propulsion
   • electron bombardment thruster
   • electrostatic propulsion
   • electrothermal propulsion
   • exotic matter

   • faster-than-light travel

   • generation ship
   • genome, interstellar transmission of

   • Hall effect thruster
   • helicon thruster
   • HOTOL

   • induction ring
   • induction sail
   • intergalactic travel
   • interstellar ark
   • interstellar distances
   • interstellar precursor mission
   • Interstellar Precursor Mission (design study)
   • interstellar probes
   • Interstellar Probe Mission (JPL project)
   • interstellar propulsion
   • interstellar ramjet
   • interstellar travel
   • ion propulsion

   • JIMO (Jupiter Icy Moons Orbiter)

   • laser propulsion
   • light barrier
   • Longshot, Project
   • Lorentz force turning

   • M2P2 (Mini-Magnetospheric Plasma Propulsion)
   • magnetic levitation launch assist
   • magnetic sail
   • magnetoplasmadynamic (MPD) thruster
   • mass driver
   • methane rocket engine
   • microwave plasma thruster
   • microwave-induced fusion propulsion
   • Millis drives

   • negative mass
   • negative mass propulsion
   • NERVA
      • NRX
      • XE-Prime
   • NSTAR
   • nuclear power for spacecraft
   • nuclear propulsion
   • nuclear pulse rocket
   • Nuclear Rocket Development Station (NRDS)
   • nuclear-electric propulsion

   • one-g spacecraft
   • orbital airship
   • orbital cycler
   • orbital loop
   • Orion, Project

   • Penning trap
   • photon propulsion
   • Prometheus, Project
   • ProSEDS (Propulsive Small Expendable Deployer System)
   • pulse detonation engine
   • pulsed-plasma thruster

   • Quantum Vacuum Forces Project

   • reactionless drive
   • relativistic effects
   • resistojet
   • Roton
   • Rover (nuclear program)
      • KIWI
      • Nuclear Furnace 1
      • Peewee 1
      • Phoebus

   • Saturn V upgrades
   • SEDS (Small Expendable-tether Deployer System)
   • SERT (Space Electric Rocket Test)
   • Shkadov thruster
   • sky hook
   • Skylon
   • sleeper ship
   • solar sail
   • solar-electric propulsion
   • SP-100
   • space ark
   • space drive
   • space elevator
   • space plane
   • space sail
   • space tether
   • starship
   • stellar engine
   • subluminal
   • superluminal

   • tachyon
   • teleportation
   • Thousand Astronomical Unit (TAU) probe
   • time dilation
   • TSS (Tethered Satellite System)

   • vacuum energy drive
   • VARIES (Vacuum to Antimatter Rocket Interstellar Explorer System)
   • VASIMR (Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket)
   • Voyager Interstellar Mission (VIM)

   • warp drive
   • wormhole

   • XIPS (xenon-ion propulsion system)

   • zero point energy (ZPE)


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