The V1 boards for the AIS-ILIS1 are in from OSHPark! I have all of the parts for the electronics except for the negative HV supply, so I will be soldering and performing preliminary switching measurements with the positive supply this week. I am rapidly moving forward to critical milestones for ultra-low cost ILIS thrusters, with first ignition testing in high vacuum aimed for mid-April, which will be by far the most important and high-stakes test I have ever performed in my entire life. I may not have the money or technical resources like everyone else in the field, but you can bet I will be moving at blistering, unprecedented speeds. Only a few months from theory to use-able system, and with an incredibly limited budget!
AIS-ILIS1 V1 Thruster Boards
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