Spacecraft name PATRIOT (A Cubesat NEO Assessment Precursor Mission)uni
Spacecraft type CubeSat
Units or mass 3U
Status cancelled
Entity name University of Michigan
Institution University
Entity type Academic / Education
Country US

Demonstrate CubeSat Ambipolar Thruster (CAT) engine.


The primary payload is the CubeSat Ambipolar Thruster (CAT) engine, which uses a high plasma density RF helicon source with a converging-diverging throat combined with an expanding magnetic nozzle.

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Keywords Propulsion

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