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Warp Speed, Mr. Sulu

If it can push a spacecraft, engineers are trying to harness it to fly through space

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CHEMICAL ROCKET Fuel and oxidizer ignite in a contained explosion + Proven technology, ample performance data. – Inefficient; spacecraft must carry lots of propellant.
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Top Tech 2023: A Special Report

These two dozen technical projects should make significant advances in the coming year

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Top Tech 2023: A Special Report
Edmon DeHaro

Each January, the editors of IEEE Spectrum offer up some predictions about technical developments we expect to be in the news over the coming year. You’ll find a couple dozen of those described in the following special report. Of course, the number of things we could have written about is far higher, so we had to be selective in picking which projects to feature. And we’re not ashamed to admit, gee-whiz appeal often shaped our choices.

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