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Costa Rica’s Rocket Company Strengthens Green Hydrogen Footprint

(Liberia, Guanacaste) The Ad Astra Rocket Company has initiated two major projects valued at approximately US$765,000 to strengthen Central America’s first green hydrogen (H2) ecosystem. Project partners are, Toyota Mobility Foundation (TMF), a global foundation established by the Toyota Motor Corporation to support the development...

Hydrogen Powered Bus Started Operating in Liberia

The first hydrogen fuel cell electric bus in Central America went into operation on Monday, November 27, on the Ad Astra Rocket Company campus, located in Liberia, Guanacaste. This means of transport is part of the project of Hydrogen Ecosystems promoted by the company of...

‘Nyuti’, The Future For Costa Rica’s Younger Generation

  Ad Astra Rocket Company Costa Rica (AARC CR) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American rocket propulsion, Ad Astra Rocket Company, has announced the arrival of Costa Rica’s first hydrogen (H2) fuelled electric passenger bus. The development of the bus was by Ad Astra,...

Dream Of First Costa Rican Satellite In Orbit Closer To Reality

Q COSTA RICA - The donations made by more than 800 people to the Proyecto Irazú (Irazú Project) has helped in the purchase of components for the first Costa Rican satellite. The donations amounted to US$80,000 dollars, which added to the sponsorship of five private...

Costa Rica Aerospace Sector Aims To Shine Abroad

QCOSTARICA - Converting Costa Rica in a country providing services for the international aerospace industry is the goal proposed by some 25 companies, both domestic and foreign. To achieve this, the government on Tuesday unveiled the Aerospace Cluster Costa Rica (CRAC) or Clúster Aeroespacial de...

Costa Rica Developed Plasma Engine Could Reach Mars in 39 Days

QCOSTARICA -  Costa Rica's Ad Astra Rocket Company recently received $10 million in funding from NASA for further development of its Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR). The VASIMIR is an electromagnetic thruster capable of propelling a spaceship to Mars in just 39 days, cutting...

Costa Rica’s As Astra Rocket Company Wins Major NASA Advanced Propulsion Contract

QCOSTARICA (NASA Press Release) - Building on the success of NASA’s partnerships with commercial industry to date, NASA has selected 12 Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships (NextSTEP) to advance concept studies and technology development projects in the areas of advanced propulsion, habitation and...

Chang’s Firm Breaks With Recope

QCOSTARICA - Ad Astra Rocket Company, the rocket company by former astronaut and physicist Dr. Franklin Chang, working on the project to produce hydrogen for use as fuel in vehicles, has broken ties with the state refinery, the Refinadora Costarricense de Petróleo (Recope). Chang made...

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