IonSat (Ion-Sat)

IonSat
IonSat
IonSat
Name IonSat (Ion-Sat)
Type CubeSat
Units or mass 6U
Status not launched, expected in 2023
Organisation Ecole Polytechnique
Institution University
Entity Academic / Education
Nation France
Oneliner

Demonstrate iodine thruster developed by ThrustMe.

Description

The mission is to put an ion thruster into orbit, to demonstrate it technologically and to study the effects of iodine deposits on the operation of the satellite. Propelled by an iodine NPT-30i miniaturized thruster developed by ThrustMe.

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Keywords Propulsion

Last modified: 2022-12-29
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