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Russia developing futuristic methane-powered rocket propulsion

January 16, 2016

Moscow (Sputnik) Jan 15, 2016 –
Russian federal agency Roscosmos plans to develop a natural-gas-powered rocket engine. The federal space exploration program for 2016-2025 guarantees funding for the project.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.spacedaily.com

Russia will start developing a methane-fueled engine, with an eye toward providing a low cost alternative to the SpaceX Falcon 9.

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