Busek Delivers First Miniature Electrospray Thrusters to NASA


NATICK, MA, JUNE 1, 2015 Today satellite propulsion firm Busek Co. Inc. confirmed the shipment of its first miniature electrospray small satellite thrusters to NASA. The modular, 100 micronewton-class thrusters enable new, highly efficient CubeSat maneuvers as well as fine position control for larger spacecraft. The units were designed and manufactured by Busek for NASA’s Game Changing Development Program in the Space Technology Mission Directorate, which is responsible for developing the crosscutting, pioneering, new technologies and capabilities needed by the agency to achieve its current and future missions.

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