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    • Design of an intake and a thruster for an atmosphere-breathing electric propulsion system 

      Romano, Francesco; Herdrich, Georg; Chan, Yung-An; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2022-10)
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      Challenging space missions include those at very low altitudes, where the atmosphere is the source of aerodynamic drag on the spacecraft, that fnally defnes the mission’s lifetime, unless a way to compensate for it is ...
    • RF Helicon-based Inductive Plasma Thruster (IPT) Design for an Atmosphere-Breathing Electric Propulsion System (ABEP) 

      Romano, Francesco; Chan, Yung-An; Herdrich, Georg; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (2020-11)
      Article
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      Challenging space missions include those at very low altitudes, where the atmosphere is source of aerodynamicdrag on the spacecraft. To extend such missions lifetime, an efficient propulsion system is required. Onesolution ...
    • RF Helicon-based Plasma Thruster (IPT): Design, Set-up, and First Ignition 

      Romano, Francesco; Chan, Yung-An; Herdrich, Georg; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel; García Berenguer, Marina (International Astronautical Federation, 2019)
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      To extend missions lifetime at very low altitudes, an efficient propulsion system is requiredto compensate for aerodynamic drag. One solution is Atmosphere-Breathing Electric Propulsion (ABEP). It collects atmospheric ...