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RECENT NEWS

WHAT’S IN A POWER PROCESSING UNIT?

CTO Umair Siddiqui shines a light on Phase Four’s PPU. It’s a commonly misunderstood component, and it’s why our propulsion systems fit into small satellites that wouldn’t otherwise be able to fit any system with meaningful thrust.

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.

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

AFRL and Catalyst Campus’ Space Innovation Community Day
Colorado Springs, CO | October 24, 2019

Phase Four CEO Beau Jarvis will share his success stories and lessons learned during a panel discussion on “Forging the Path”.

Space Tech Expo Europe
Bremen, Germany | November 19, 2019
Join Phase Four CEO Beau Jarvis for a panel discussion on getting to orbit quickly. Beau will talk about the trade-offs Phase Four has made between commercial-off-the-shelf and customized components, and ongoing challenges and solutions around standardization and miniaturization for small satellites.

SpaceCom
Houston, Texas | November 20, 2019
Catch Phase Four VP Operations Jason Wallace speak on the role of international partnerships in commercial space, and how Phase Four has grown with the help of international partners.