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  • It keeps going and going: Stirling Engine test sets long-duration record at NASA Glenn

    Michael ColeJuly 30th, 2018

    GLENN RESEARCH CENTER, Ohio -- If you are wanting to perform some science at Neptune, or Pluto, or beyond in the dark depths of the outer solar system, your spacecraft is going to need power for a very long time. Engineers at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, are working to make that happen and have, been at it for a very long time.