JAXA eyes electric thruster technology as satellite market heats up

Oct 25, 2015

JAXA eyes electric thruster technology as satellite market heats up

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) is studying the feasibility of using electric propulsion in artificial satellites beginning in fiscal 2021 to save fuel and improve performance. “We aim to make dramatic technological advances as satellites are important for Japan,” a JAXA official said. ...