Rider


Summary

Rider is an off-the-shelf plasma engine for low-power small satellites. Rider does not require anodes, cathodes, or high voltage electronics since it uses radio frequency waves to ionize and heat xenon plasma. Magnetic fields direct the plasma out of the engine nozzle to produce thrust.

Rider includes a thruster and a support module. The integrated support module contains power processing, propellant storage and management, and thruster control. The thruster and support module are connected by an umbilical and do not need to be co-located in the satellite.


Specs

full datasheet

RFQ/RFI

Submitting your information allows us to get in touch with you once we get a response from the supplier.

I am interested in*:

Add any additional comments that pertain to your request. The more context you can provide, the faster we'll be able to get you the information that you want.


Disclaimer: satsearch is not responsible for any mistakes on this page, although we do our best to ensure correctness. Please report any mistakes to us.

Last updated: 2018-11-05