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Flying With Fuel From Plants: The Eco-friendly Way to Go

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All of the aircraft, researchers and flight operations people who made ACCESS II happen. Credits: NASA/Tom Tschida

Using biofuels to help power jet engines reduces particle emissions in their exhaust by as much as 50 to 70 percent, according to a new study that bodes well for airline economics and Earth’s atmosphere.

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NASA Instruments Head to Germany for Alternative Fuels Research

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The DLR Airbus 320 sits "downfield" from a pair of NASA-operated sampling inlets that measure engine exhaust emissions

NASA's ongoing research into the environmental effects of burning alternative fuels in jet engines picked up some fresh international flavor as it continued this fall in Germany.

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NASA Aeronautics Set to Premiere High-Flying Sequel

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Technicians outfit a NASA HU-25C Guardian with equipment

It's the season for sequels. Not only in Hollywood, but over the high desert of California as well.

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