RETF or the Rocket Engine Test Facility at the NASA Glenn Research Center.
50 million watts of power with no place to go. Two test
stands are actually in the photo (a right one and a left one)...
Proposed Hybrid Solar Car Engine
Here's our AZooNY solar car propulsion test engine in a NASA vacuum
chamber. Our idea, is for every car to have one of these solar
mirror collector thingies hung off the car trunk, beaming the sun's
energy into the back seat where a heat-to-power converter sits.
Still working on the details of running at night (and driving under
bridges), but that shouldn't take too long to figure out.
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