CAT: A Thruster for Interplanetary CubeSats
by Benjamin Longmier, Ph.D.
Dr. Benjamin Longmier is an assistant professor in the Aerospace Engineering Department at the University of Michigan. He is developing the next generation of advanced spacecraft thrusters from 10W to 200kW to enable wide access to remote destinations within the solar system. To enable this, his research interests center on electric propulsion, spacecraft and aerostat design, basic plasma physics, plasma materials interaction, and plasma diagnostics. His research team is also working on...
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