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EUTELSAT 172B, the first European all electric propulsion telecom satellite is on his way to GEO

Picture showing satellite deployment 16.06.2017 | The EUTELSAT 172B satellite of Eutelsat Communications was successfully launched into space on 2nd of June by an Ariane 5 from Kourou. This is a great milestone for Europe and its space Electric Propulsion community. EUTELSAT 172B is the first European all-electric Telecom satellite. After the launch, EUTELSAT 172B satellite has entered a new phase ... Read more »

EPIC WORKSHOP 2017 ON SPACE ELECTRIC PROPULSION/ 24-25 OCTOBER 2017

09.05.2017 | The EPIC PSA is pleased to announce that the EPIC Workshop 2017 on the EPIC and Space Electric Propulsion SRC H2020 activities will be held in Madrid at CDTI premises during 24-25 October 2017. The online registration will be open in due time on the EPIC webpage at the following link: http://epic-src.eu/workshop2017/, were all details, ... Read more »

EPIC LECTURE SERIES 2017 ON SPACE ELECTRIC PROPULSION/ 26 OCTOBER 2017

Leaflet 09.05.2017 | The EPIC PSA is pleased to announce that the EPIC Lecture Series 2017 on Space Electric Propulsion will be held in Madrid at CDTI premises during 26 October 2017. The EPIC Lecture Series is a recurrent educational activity of the EPIC PSA under the Electric Propulsion SRC Horizon 2020. The online registration will be open in due time ... Read more »

IPAIA 2017 Workshop

25.01.2017 | IPAIA 2017 Workshop: Ion Propulsion and Accelerator Industrial Applications / Bari (Italy), March 1-3, 2017 The Ion Propulsion and Accelerator Industrial Applications workshop will provide a forum for the presentation and discussion on the progress in methods and technologies used for the research, development and industrial applications of ion propulsion (IP) for satellite and spacecraft. ... Read more »

IEPC2017 – Abstract Submission Now Open!

12.10.2016 | Abstract submission is now open for the 35th International Electric Propulsion Conference (IEPC) that will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA at the Georgia Hotel and Conference Center, from October 8 (Sun.) to 12 (Thurs.), 2017.  Please visit http://www.iepc2017.org Abstract Deadline:  December 16, 2016   EPIC PSA plans to present an article in the IEPC-2017 ... Read more »

Electric Propulsion thrusters flown or ordered

04.10.2016 | Electric Propulsion is one of technologies that will increase more in next future, however it is hard to say how many Electric Propulsion thrusters have already flown or have been ordered. To this purpose ESA and EPIC PSA have prepared a table with a list of Electric Propulsion thrusters flown or ordered for information, outreach ... Read more »

COMPET-3-2016 Proposals selected !

01.09.2016 | The evaluation process of the Electric Propulsion Strategic Research Cluster (SRC) call H2020 COMPET-3-2016 finalized by end of June and REA sent a notification to each proposal coordinator with the result of the evaluation and the evaluation form by beginning of July. The list of proposals selected is still preliminary pending on minor evolution and ... Read more »

SRC DAY 7th July 2016

11.08.2016 | REA and the EC organized on 7th July a dedicated Strategic Research Cluster (SRC) day in Brussels. All partners of the selected proposals for funding under the COMPET-3-2016 and COMPET-4-2016 calls, were invited by REA, together with EPIC and PERASPERA SRC Program Support Activities (PSAs) for a working day meeting to kick off the Grant Agreement ... Read more »

11th European Space Power Conference ESPC 2016

09.08.2016 | The 11th European Space Power Conference will be held in Greece from October 3-7, 2016. (http://www.espc2016.com/) In the ESPC 2016 will be a dedicated Round Table on “Cost reduction for PPU’s in Electric Propulsion”. Monday 3rd October (16:00-18:00) EPIC PSA will participate in this Round Table with a dedicated presentation on PPU issues in the ... Read more »

H2020 Electric propulsion article on DLR Countdown newsletter

08.08.2016 | DLR EPIC PSA colleagues: Lisa Martín Pérez and Marc Jochemich, published an Electric Propulsion dissemination article on the DLR Countdown newsletter nº 32 issued on 01/06/2016 about the Electric Propulsion and the Horizon 2020 EU funds promising space technologies. Don´t miss it! You can read the full article in the following link: Countdown_Horizon 2020 EPIC ... Read more »