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Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

A Couple Drops of Fuel to Get to the Moon with MicroThrust

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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.

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