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NASA electric plane: 14 motors turning propellers, all integrated into a unique wing-VIDEO

Washington, Usa - The aircraft gets X number and a new name

14 electric motors turning propellers, all integrated into a uniquely-designed wing: this is the feature of the experimental airplane now designated the X-57 number and nicknamed “Maxwell", with which NASA will test a new propulsive technology. NASA Administrator Charles Bolden highlighted the agency’s first X-plane designation in a decade during his keynote speech Friday in Washington at the "Am...

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