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'Star Trek' fusion impulse engine in the works

It's not quite warp drive, but researchers are hot on the trail of building nuclear fusion impulse engines, complete with real-life dilithium crystals.

By October 2, 2012

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NASA MoonBuggy race swept by Puerto Ricans

The island territory is nuts for terrestrial lunar travel...and brought its A-game to the space engineering geekfest held in Alabama.

By April 4, 2011

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Photos: NASA's moonbuggy stakes

The annual Great Moonbuggy Race is a kind of soapbox derby for lunar-minded engineers. Completing the competition, however, is no walk in the park.

By April 6, 2009