5 futuristic NASA concepts that could change the future of space travel

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Every year, a program called NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) hosts a symposium to showcase innovative research projects that aim to advance future space missions.

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Though the concepts are a bit more sketchbook than mission proposal, they fund preliminary research into new technology that could carry us through own galaxy — and possibly beyond.