Growing Carbon Nanotubes for Space2

Growing Carbon Nanotubes for Space2

Jud Ready, a principal research engineer at the Georgia Tech Research Institute, holds a chip containing bundles of carbon nanotubes grown in pits. The nanotubes are being tested for potential use in future electrically-powered ion propulsion systems. (Georgia Tech Photo: Rob Felt)

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Aerospace, Engineering, Research
Keywords
carbon nanotubes, CubeSat, micro-propulsion, satellites, space
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Dec 4, 2015 - 10:43am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:48pm