Professor

Georg 

Herdrich 

Institute of Space Systems, University of Stuttgart

Prof Georg Herdrich is the Head of Electric Propulsion and Plasma Wind Tunnels at the Institute of Space Systems, University of Stuttgart. In this position, he has overseen the AF-MPD R&D program and experimental testing of the SX3 thruster, the most advanced MPD prototype in the world.

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Applied-Field Magnetoplasmadynamic Thrusters

Securing and Unlocking Future Military Space Operations
By Mr 
Manuel La Rosa 
Betancourt 
By Mr 
Marcus 
Collier-Wright 
By Prof. 
Lamont 
Colucci 
By Prof. 
Georg 
Herdrich 
By Mr 
David 
Hindley 
By Mr 
Ryan 
O’ Reagan 
The critical dependence of terrestrial defence applications on space assets and satellites has positioned space as the next frontier where the struggle for global dominance will take place. The rapidly evolving nature of satellite capabilities [...]

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