Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Nasa and Ad Astra sign cooperation agreement

(La Nacion) - In an act that shows the interest of the U.S. space agency in the plasma engine developed by Costa Rican physicist and former astronaut Franklin Chang, NASA and Ad Astra Rocket signed a cooperation agreement. It is an umbrella agreement, that sets the legal guidelines for the joint work to be developed by the agency and the company from now on, Dr. Chang explained. According to him, this agreement paves the way that his company must follow from now through the year 2010, when it plans to test its plasma engine in space.

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