A handful of private firms submitted testimony to Congress touting the potential uses of solar electric propulsion at a hearing on in-space propulsion held last week by the U.S. House of Representatives’ subcommittee on space.

SEP systems could replace chemical propulsion for use in deep space exploration, but experts say the technology needs more improvement to become a viable propulsion option…

This content is available to subscribers only. Sign in to your account.

Not a subscriber? Sign up here.

Kendra R Chamberlain
Co-founder and Editor in Chief of The Downlink, covering New Space business and technology developments; journalist at Technigraph Magazine, covering renewable energy technology & smart infrastructure; analyst at Rethink Research.