The Fact and Fiction of the NASA EmDrive Paper Leak | Motherboard

If we ever want a four-hour trip to the moon or a two-month trip to Mars, we’re going to need a rocket engine that doesn’t need rocket fuel.

This is the idea behind the radio frequency resonant cavity thruster—otherwise known as EmDrive—a theoretical reactionless engine powered by turning electricity into microwaves and bouncing them around a closed metal funnel.

Preliminary tests seem to indicate that the EmDrive capabilities may have been overstated, and possibly “sold” under false pretense and bad science.

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