News | 01.02.2021

THRUSTME SUCCESSFULLY TESTS THE FIRST IODINE ELECTRIC PROPULSION SYSTEM IN SPACE

Paris, January 18th, 2020 – The space industry seeks new solutions to ensure economic and
environmental space sustainability with the rise of satellite mega-constellations. A solution lies in
the use of in-orbit propulsion, but traditional systems are not fit for the New Space paradigm. Today,
ThrustMe announces that they have successfully tested the first iodine-fuelled electric propulsion
system in space aboard the Spacety Beihangkongshi-1 satellite. This world-first in-orbit
the demonstration has the potential to transform the space industry.