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Contact: Maria Callier
maria.callier@afosr.af.mil
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Air Force Office of Scientific Research

Miniature Electrospray Thruster

Caption: A prototype of a miniature electrospray thruster with four rows of ion emitters is shown here. The thruster is contained within two black plates each measuring about one square inch.

Credit: Credit: Dr. Paulo Lozano, MIT

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