• Question: will there ever be a possibility that we could learn to manipulate the magnetic field so that we can act like magnets and then use this to launch us/rockets/probes further than any rocket has gone?

    Asked by Sheldon Cooper to Anne, Beth, COLFlight, Jon, Tom on 14 Oct 2015.
    • Photo: Beth Healey

      Beth Healey answered on 14 Oct 2015:

      Hi Sheldon,

      Another great research question. Perhaps you can find out for us?

      Magnets have been used for other space technology so maybe!