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Mini-Helicon Plasma Thruster

Mini-Helicon Plasma Thruster

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics Space Propulsion Laboratory are developing new plasma thrusters designed for satellite course corrections. Smaller, less expensive, and more energy efficient than traditional chemical rockets, the Mini-Helicon Plasma Thruster ...

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Space Telescope Reveals Solar Enigma

Space Telescope Reveals Solar Enigma

The Hinode space telescope recently released data and images reveals for the first time that the Sun’s magnetic field is much more turbulent and dynamic than previously known. The images and videos of the Sun’s chromosphere (thin layer of solar ...

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