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The flying car has finally arrived… well, almost.

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Every since I was a kid I’ve been waiting for the flying car to finally arrive. Back then I thought we would all be zipping through the sky in our cool space-age vehicles by the year 2000, at the very latest… I’m still waiting. As are most of you that are of an age to remember watching the moon landings. But now it seems we will soon be put out of our misery…

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The EmDrive is finally heading for space. But will it work?

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For those of you who have read any of my Colony Mars series, you may have spotted that the engine used by the Odyssey Mars transit craft is an EmDrive. This makes a journey time of 10 weeks possible, as opposed to the 6-8 months required by traditional chemical rockets.

But of course this is science fiction — or is it? Well, we’re soon going to find out. Read More