EPIC Lecture Series 2017 presentations and videos available!

picture 21.11.2017 | The EPIC PSA is pleased to make public the presentations of the EPIC Lecture Series 2017 on Space Electric Propulsion and the videos (EPIC YouTube Cannel) recording the Lectures The EPIC Lecture Series 2017 was organized by the EPIC PSA and the University Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M), and held on 26 October 2017 in ... Read more »

Prof. Dr. Horst Löb – Pioneer of European Space Electric Propulsion, inventor of the RIT

08.11.2017 | Colloquium for commemorating Horst Löb’s achievements in the field of Space Electric Propulsion Horst Löb died on 18th October 2016 at the age of 84. He was a true pioneer of electric propulsion, in particular, of RIT technology and his passing is a great loss for the scientific community. He spent almost all his scientific ... Read more »


Leaflet 15.07.2017 | The EPIC PSA is pleased to make public the EPIC Lecture Series 2017 Preliminary Programme with full details on the invited speakers and the lecture titles to be performed in Madrid at CDTI premises during 26 October 2017. You can download the pdf of the Lecture Series 2017 Preliminary Programme here for more details. Please ... Read more »

What does “Electric Propulsion” mean?

26.01.2015 | What does “Electric Propulsion” mean? Electric propulsion (EP) is used to change the velocity of a spacecraft using a propulsion system powered by electrical energy. The electrical power is used to accelerate a propellant by different possible electrical and/or magnetic means. The use of electrical power enhances the propulsive performances of the EP thrusters compared with ... Read more »