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Electric Propulsion Strategic Research Cluster activities present in the IEPC 2017

18.11.2017 | International Electric Propulsion Conference 2017 (IEPC 2017) The EPIC PSA and most of the on-going EP SRC Operational Grants were present and presented papers on Space Electric Propulsion with their latest developments in the IEPC 2017. The 35th International Electric Propulsion Conference (IEPC) was organized during 8-12 October 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia (USA). The 2017 ... Read more »

Prof. Dr. Horst Löb – Pioneer of European Space Electric Propulsion, inventor of the RIT

08.11.2017 | Colloquium for commemorating Horst Löb’s achievements in the field of Space Electric Propulsion Horst Löb died on 18th October 2016 at the age of 84. He was a true pioneer of electric propulsion, in particular, of RIT technology and his passing is a great loss for the scientific community. He spent almost all his scientific ... Read more »

EPIC LECTURE SERIES 2017 FINAL PROGRAMME

Leaflet 09.10.2017 | The EPIC PSA is pleased to make public the EPIC Lecture Series 2017 Final Programme on space electric propulsion with full details on the invited speakers and the presentation titles to be performed in Madrid at CDTI premises during 26 October 2017.You can download the pdf of the Lecture Series 2017 for more details: Final Programme EPIC ... Read more »

EPIC WORKSHOP 2017 FINAL PROGRAMME

04.10.2017 | The EPIC PSA is pleased to make public the EPIC Workshop 2017 Final Programme with full details on the invited speakers and the presentation titles to be performed in Madrid at CDTI premises during 24-25 October 2017.You can download the pdf of the Workshop 2017 for more details: Final Programme EPIC Workshop 2017. We look forward to ... Read more »

RIT 2X European space electric propulsion thrusters for Boeing

25.09.2017 | RIT 2X European space electric propulsion thrusters are selected for production order from Boeing for their new generation of electric propulsion satellites. Boeing and ArianeGroup are jointly developing next generation of electric propulsion for satellites. GIE Radio Frequency Ion Thruster (RIT) technology will help to increase payload mass and reduce time to orbit for Boeing ... Read more »

EPIC LECTURE SERIES 2017 REGISTRATION

Leaflet 11.09.2017 | THE EPIC LECTURE SERIES 2017 REGISTRATION IS CLOSE! The EPIC Lecture Series 2017 registration was open until 7th October. Please find all necessary information in this link (EPIC web) http://epic-src.eu/lectureseries2017/.   We look forward to welcoming you in Madrid for what will undoubtedly be a great lecture series devoted to space electric propulsion education.

EPIC WORKSHOP 2017 REGISTRATION

04.09.2017 | THE EPIC WORKSHOP 2017 REGISTRATION IS CLOSED ! The EPIC Workshop 2017 registration was open until 30th September. Please, find all necessary information in this link (EPIC web) http://epic-src.eu/workshop2017/. We look forward to welcoming you in Madrid for what will undoubtedly be a fruitful workshop!

EPIC LECTURE SERIES PROGRAMME

Leaflet 15.07.2017 | The EPIC PSA is pleased to make public the EPIC Lecture Series 2017 Preliminary Programme with full details on the invited speakers and the lecture titles to be performed in Madrid at CDTI premises during 26 October 2017. You can download the pdf of the Lecture Series 2017 Preliminary Programme here for more details. Please ... Read more »

EPIC WORKSHOP 2017 PROGRAMME

15.07.2017 | The EPIC PSA is pleased to make public the EPIC Workshop 2017 Preliminary Programme with full details on the invited speakers and the presentation titles to be performed in Madrid at CDTI premises during 24-25 October 2017. You can download the pdf of the Workshop 2017 Preliminary-Programme_EPIC-Workshop 2017 here for more details. Please remember that the online ... Read more »

European electric prolusion thrusters have been selected by Boeing for their commercial satellites

14.07.2017 | Safran Aircraft Engines and its PPS®5000 electric propulsion Hall Effect Thrusters (HET) have been selected by the satellite manufacturer Boeing to provide an electric propulsion subsystem to support orbit-raising on a commercial satellite program. The first HET thrusters along with their PPU will be delivered in 2018 for a satellite launch planned in 2019. This ... Read more »