Dec 3rd: From Fiction to Fact : Ion Drive

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Podcaster: Fraser Cain & Dr. Pamela Gay

astronomy-cast-high-rez-850x850Title:  Ep. 507: From Fiction to Fact : Ion Drive

Organization: Astronomy Cast – http://www.astronomycast.com

Description: Ion engines are a mainstay of science fiction, featured in both Star Trek and Wars. But this is a very real technology, successfully used on several missions out there in the Solar System right now. How do they work and what are the limits?

Bio: Fraser Cain is the publisher of Universe Today and Dr. Pamela Gay is a Senior Scientist at Planetary Science Institute and a Director of  CosmoQuest. They team up to do Astronomy Cast, a weekly facts-based journey through the cosmos.

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