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VAcuum Arc Thruster
VAcuum Arc Thruster


    CURRENT STATUS OF TECHNOLOGY

  • TRL-5 prototype delivered to AFRL/KAFB in 2004

    TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

  • Total system mass (thruster + PPU) : 500g
  • Average Thrust Output : 10nN-300µN
  • Thruster Efficiency : 5 µN/W
  • Power consumption : 10 W
  • Thrust/power ratio: 10µN/W
  • Lifetime : 5 million pulses
  • Specific Impulse : 1000-3000 sec
  • Impulse Bits : 10nNs-30µNs
  • Rep-rate: up to 1kHz
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