According to NASA’s announcement, its Solid-state Architecture Batteries for Enhanced Rechargeability and Safety “has experimented with innovative new materials yet to be used in batteries, which have produced significant progress in power discharge.” (Credit: forestgraphic/Adobe Stock) According to NASA’s announcement, its Solid-state Architecture Batteries for Enhanced Rechargeability and Safety “has experimented with innovative new materials yet to be used in batteries, which have produced significant progress in power discharge.” (Credit: forestgraphic/Adobe Stock)

In line with global efforts to reduce our carbon footprint, developments in electric air flight are being closely watched. NASA’s latest announcement would appear to bring us one step closer to a new era for electric aviation tech, offering both challenges and opportunities for aviation insurers.

Last month NASA reported significant progress with developing the Solid-state Architecture Batteries for Enhanced Rechargeability and Safety (SABERS), an innovative battery pack that is lighter, safer and performs better than batteries commonly used in vehicles today.

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