NASA’s Warp Drive Ship Design



A new design from NASA Physicist Harold White shows what a ship designed for faster-than-light travel might look like.

White teamed up with Artist Mark Rademaker to create a model which will look familiar to Star Trek fans.


White and his team have been working on a design for a faster-than-light ship since 2012. Their work is still in the experimental stage, but is based on real math.

The new design owes its origins to Star Trek‘s Matt Jeffries.

See more images of the model here.

The video below features White discussing the model and the potential for a warp drive ship. The pertinent part of the discussion begins at the 41:54 mark.

Source: Io9via Gizmodo

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