DATE:09 Nov, 2015


Test rig to test ion beam propulsion systems for satellites under space conditions.

Facts + figures
  • Test rig to perform 72 h tests on ion beam propulsion systems under space conditions
  • Test rig consisting of vacuum chamber, cooling system, propulsion system control unit and diagnostic measuring system for the ion beam
  • Control and logging of all the test rig’s individual systems, including emergency shutdown procedures
  • Logging of all measurement data, including video recording
  • Data export of all measurement data for external data archiving