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Third Full System Ignition Test of the AIS-EHT1 Micro End Hall Thruster Scheduled LIVE!
I am scheduling the 3rd live ignition test of the EHT1 Micro End Hall Thruster for later tonight at 11pm EDT. Quite a bit later than my typical morning tests, but hopefully this... READ MORE
AIS Presentation at IIT Madras Research Scholars Day 2021
Looking forward to participating in the IIT Madras Research Scholars Day 2021 online event tomorrow, presenting on open source propulsion at AIS and engaging in discussion with students on EP technology and development! READ MORE
Old School Photo Shoot with AIS Thrusters!
Results of the recent pop-up photo shoot with @NuclearEngideer at a good friend’s house! Huge thanks again for the chance to shoot these thrusters using some really old camera tech! Additional Links: Website:... READ MORE
Recap of the Second Full System Ignition Test of the AIS-EHT1 Micro End Hall Thruster
After the prior first ignition attempt for the EHT1 Micro End Hall Thruster, I made some simple modifications and went for a second full system ignition test yesterday to try to successfully operate... READ MORE
Second Full System Ignition Test of the AIS-EHT1 Micro End Hall Thruster Scheduled LIVE!
I am scheduling the 2nd ignition test of the EHT1 Micro End Hall Thruster for tomorrow morning at 9am EST (13:00 UTC). I usually give more notice but I need to know if... READ MORE
We Did it Everyone – AIS is Finally Orbital!
Two years openly developing electric propulsion in the basement on pennies. So much blood, sweat, and tears. So much has happened since that first successful plasma pulse. I can finally say this: as... READ MORE