ALICE CubeSat Payload

ALICE CubeSat Payload

This photograph shows the test equipment on the ALICE CubeSat. The payload will test the operation of carbon nanotubes as electron emitters in space, part of a program that could lead to better electrically-powered ion propulsion systems. (Image courtesy of Air Force Institute of Technology)

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