A Couple Drops of Fuel to Get to the Moon with MicroThrust (video) Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Imagine reaching the moon using just a tenth of a liter of fuel. With their ionic motor, MicroThrust, EPFL scientists and their European partners are making this a reality, ushering in a new era of low-cost space exploration. Credit Courtesy of EPFL News Usage Restrictions Courtesy of EPFL News Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.