NASA, Rice develop smaller power cables using carbon nanotubes

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NASA, Rice develop smaller power cables using carbon nanotubes

NASA announced Tuesday a $11 million project with Rice University – a leader in nanotechnology – to build lighter, more efficient power cables.

“As we prepare our vision for going into the cosmos, this is a small step, but a significant one,” said Jefferson Howell, director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. “To take humans out and away from Earth on the journey into space we need to develop new technologies.”

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