News

Space Tech Expo returns to Long Beach in 2021

Space Tech Expo USA has recently announced the return of the live and in-person showcase event of space technology and services for spacecraft, satellite and launcher systems, subsystems, components, and materials for civil, military, and commercial space to Long Beach, California, October 6 – 8.   […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

Calnetix Develops Key Magnetic Components for International Space Station

Calnetix Technologies has designed and developed a high-speed in-line blower and a dual controller for NASA’s next-generation magnetically levitated CO2 removal system. The design and development of the Four Bed Carbon Dioxide Scrubber (4BCO2) is being led by NASA and is planned […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

LaunchPoint Releases New Hybrid Generator for Electric-Powered Flight

A new hybrid-electric generator system from LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Systems, a startup located in Goleta, California near Santa Barbara, opens new possibilities in the fast-growing field of hybrid electric-powered flight. The move follows closely on award of development contracts from the […]

Electromagnetics

VoltAero and Safran Pioneer Propulsion Breakthroughs in Electric Aviation

French companies VoltAero and Safran are pioneering stunning breakthroughs in electric aviation powered by permanent-magnet motors and hybrid propulsion systems. Crossing the Nouvelle-Aquitaine region of France, VoltAero’s Cassio 1 demonstrator aircraft is shown performing its first flight equipped with the company’s hybrid-electric power […]

Electromagnetics

Enpulsion Thrusters Propel Small & Nano Satellites

As satellites get smaller, electromagnetic systems increasingly are taking over propulsion duties from traditional rocket fuel systems. One company whose mini-thrusters are heading into space is Enpulsion of Austria, emerging as a leading manufacturer of electric propulsion systems for nanosatellites and microsatellites. […]