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'Self-eating rocket' tech snags funding from UK government

'Self-eating rocket' tech snags funding from UK government

The U.K. government aims to spur the development of rockets that gobble themselves up on the way to orbit. The Ministry of Defence's Defence & Security Accelerator (DASA) has pledged £90,000 — about $117,000 USD at current exchange rates — for the continued development of the "autophage" rocket engine, which is being built by researchers at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.

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