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AIS-VAT1-PQ Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster - FINAL ASSEMBLY

AIS-VAT1-PQ

Type: Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster
Power: 2.5W or 5W Options
Min Thrust: 4.2uN (<1W)
Max Thrust: 13uN (2.5W), 26uN (5W)
Shot Lifetime: 40,000
Total Impulse: 0.13Ns
ISP: 87s
Orbital Movement (0.25kg 1P): 950m
Orbital Movement (0.5kg 2P): 475m
Orbital Movement (0.75kg 3P): 315m
Orbital Movement (1kg 1U): 240m
Rep Rate: 1-4Hz (2.5W), 1-8Hz (5W)
Size: 42x42x21mm
Mass: 56g
Fuel: Bismuth
Inputs: 5V, GND, x2 Logic Pulses
PRICE: $2500.00
STATUS: AVAILABLE
LEAD TIME: 4 WEEKS
LINK: AIS-VAT1-PQ Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster Overview Page
QUALIFICATION VIDEOS: AIS-VAT1-PQ Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster Gen 1 Qualification Videos

AIS-VAT1-DUO Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster Dual Cluster - Final Assembly

AIS-VAT1-DUO

Type: Dual Micro Vacuum Arc Cluster
Power: 5W or 10W Options
Min Thrust: 8.4uN (1W)
Max Thrust: 26uN (5W), 52uN (10W)
Shot Lifetime: 40,000
Total Impulse: 0.26Ns
ISP: 87s
Orbital Movement (1kg 1U): 480m
Rep Rate: 1-4Hz (2.5W), 1-8Hz (5W)
Size: 84x42x21mm
Mass: 84g
Fuel: Bismuth
Inputs: 5V, GND, x2 Logic Pulses
PRICE: $4800.00
STATUS: AVAILABLE
LEAD TIME: 4 WEEKS
LINK: AIS-VAT1-DUO Dual Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster Overview Page
QUALIFICATION VIDEOS: AIS-VAT1-DUO Dual Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster Gen 1 Qualification Videos

AIS-VAT1-QUAD Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster Quad Cluster - Final Assembly

AIS-VAT1-QUAD

Type: Quad Micro Vacuum Arc Cluster
Power: 10W or 20W Options
Min Thrust: 16.8uN (2W)
Max Thrust: 52uN (10W), 104uN (20W)
Shot Lifetime: 40,000
Total Impulse: 0.52Ns
ISP: 87s
Orbital Movement (1kg 1U): 960m
Rep Rate: 1-4Hz (2.5W), 1-8Hz (5W)
Size: 84x84x21mm
Mass: 177g
Fuel: Bismuth
Inputs: 5V, GND, x2 Logic Pulses
PRICE: $6500.00
STATUS: AVAILABLE
LEAD TIME: 4 WEEKS
LINK: AIS-VAT1-QUAD Quad Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster Overview Page
QUALIFICATION VIDEOS: AIS-VAT1-QUAD Quad Micro Vacuum Arc Thruster Gen 1 Qualification Videos

AIS-VAT3 Vacuum Arc Thruster - Preliminary Assembly

AIS-VAT3

Type: High Power Vacuum Arc Thruster
Power: 55W
Thrust: 500-1000uN (EST.)
Shot Lifetime: TBD
Total Impulse: TBD
ISP: TBD
Orbital Movement: TBD
Rep Rate: TBD
Size: 92x92x75mm
Mass: TBD
Fuel: Bismuth (or any metal based on user needs)
Inputs: 12V, GND, Logic Commands
PRICE (Entry Level): TBD
PRICE (High Performance): $15,000
STATUS: PRE-ORDER
LEAD TIME: 4 WEEKS
LINK: AIS-VAT3 Vacuum Arc Thruster Overview Page
QUALIFICATION VIDEOS: AIS-VAT3 Vacuum Arc Thruster Development Videos