Hoping to gain entry into a potential U.S. market for non-toxic “green” satellite thrusters, the Swedish National Space Board will permit NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center to ground test environmentally friendly propulsion technology already flight tested on a European spacecraft. Under the bilateral cooperative agreement, Sweden’s Ecaps company will deliver 5N and 22N High-Performance Green Propulsion (HPGP) thrusters to Goddard, which will oversee hot-fire testing and range-safety ...


"NASA Will Test 'Green' Swedish Propulsion Systems" is Premium Content. Subscribing will provide full access to this article as well as the opportunity to access:
-- Critical intelligence on the global aviation, aerospace & defense industries
-- Consolidated, comprehensive coverage of the programs and technologies shaping the industry
-- And much more…

Already registered? here.