PODCAST EPISODE

The emergence of electrothermal water-based propulsion for CubeSats - with SteamJet Space Systems

The Space Industry

Nov 4 2021 • 21 mins


In this episode we speak to Marco Pavan, CEO and co-founder of satsearch member SteamJet Space Systems.

SteamJet Space Systems is a small satellite propulsion system manufacturer based in the UK specializing in electrothermal water-based propulsion for CubeSats.

In the podcast we discuss:

  • The current maturity level of electrothermal water-based propulsion technologies
  • Missions and maneuvers suited to flying water-based thrusters
  • How water compares with other green propellants
  • Future applications for this technology, such as in-orbit servicing and satellite de-orbiting

You can find out more about SteamJet Space Systems here on their satsearch supplier hub.

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