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17 Jan 2023

The first Spanish nanosatellite space propellant, with technology from CSIC and the company IENAI SPACE, reaches orbit

This is the first Spanish electric thruster for nanosatellites, developed by the startup IENAI SPACE, to maximize the lifetime of the devices and offer orientation control to nanosatellites. The electric drive uses innovative electrospray technology, based on silicon chips manufactured in the CSIC's Micro and Nanofabrication Clean Room at the IMB-CNM.