Contact: Lionel Pousaz
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
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
Related news release: Getting to the moon on drops of fuel