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SUPPLIER SPOTLIGHT: RAM COMPANY

Phase Four spotlights the RAM company, makers of propulsion valves for its turn-key EP system for small satellites.

PHASE FOUR REINVENTS EP WITH MAXWELL

Designed with ease of integration and operation in mind, Maxwell aims to expand what’s possible for small satellites and rises to the challenge of next generation spacecraft constellations.

HOW TO MASS PRODUCE FOR SPACE

Phase Four director of supply chain Laura Overly shares her keys to mass-producing propulsion systems for megaconstellations.

PHASE FOUR AND SUNRISE PARTNER IN JAPAN

Phase Four partners with Sunrise, a Japan-based aerospace technology company that specializes in satellite hardware and launch, to bring Maxwell, a turnkey electric propulsion solution for small satellites and other spacecraft, to market in Japan.

CAPELLA SPACE SELECTS PHASE FOUR PROPULSION

Capella Space, an aerospace and information services company providing Earth observation data on demand, has purchased six Maxwell engines for initial phase of constellation deployment.

Dave assembles a test thruster.

LESSONS FROM ENDURANCE RACING APPLIED TO ENGINEERING

Mechanical engineer Dave Tsai races motorcycles in his free time, and applies his risk posture there to the design and engineering of Phase Four’s thruster.

UPCOMING EVENTS

IEPC
Vienna, Austria | September 15-20, 2019
Propulsion engineer Chris Cretel will present Phase Four’s unique approach to thrust stand design for RF plasma propulsion performance testing.