‘Impossible’ EmDrive Will Ensure U.S. World Leadership
"Robert Shawyer, the British aerospace engineer credited with building the first EmDrive in 2001, revealed the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) quietly became involved with his revolutionary engine in 2008."
"The United States federal government's modest $1.3 million investment in developing EmDrive technologies is only the first in what is expected to be a long string of future investments. Together, these investments will ensure America's continued geopolitical dominance in the world by giving it an unassailable advantage in far advanced space travel propulsion systems against all comers, especially China."
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