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Is the EM Drive Being Tested on the X-37B ?
« on: April 06, 2017, 08:19:19 »
It would be very cool if in fact the EM Drive is being tested it would be a huge advance towards sending man to other planets.

http://www.nextbigfuture.com/2017/04/continued-claims-that-emdrive-is-being.html

April 04, 2017

Continued claims that the EMDrive is being tested on the X-37B
 
In November 2016 the International Business Times claimed the U.S. government was testing a version of the EmDrive on the Boeing X-37B and that the Chinese government has made plans to incorporate the EmDrive on its orbital space laboratory Tiangong-2. In 2009 an EmDrive technology transfer contract with Boeing was undertaken via a State Department TAA and a UK export licence, approved by the UK MOD. The appropriate US government agencies including DARPA, USAF and NSSO were aware of the contract. However, prior to flight, the propulsion experiment aboard the X-37B was officially announced as a test of a Hall-effect thruster built by Aerojet Rocketdyne.