Turris

Plasma Jet Electric Thrusters for Spacecraft

A project in Chantilly, VA by Chris Faranetta
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A prototype electric pulsed plasma jet thruster for reliable, high performance, low cost interplanetary space transportation
Backers: 1101
Average Pledge Per Backer: $66

Funded: $72,871 of $69,000
Dates: Oct 4th -> Nov 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Chris Faranetta
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