Electric “Space Tug” Could Make Moon Flights More Economical Than Ever

Researchers are seeking to use the Hall Effect to develop an inexpensive Moon tug.

The space tug would transport cargo between the moon and Earth without expensive fuels. This will lower the cost of space travel and increase accessibility.

Source: Electric “Space Tug” Could Make Moon Flights More Economical Than Ever

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