Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics

Isp Lab

The Ion Space Propulsion Laboratory (Isp Lab) at Michigan Technological University was founded in 2000 under the direction of Professor Lyon B. King in the Department of Mechanical Engineering-Engineering Mechanics. The lab was set up with the following goals:

The laboratory is capable of experimental ground-testing of full scale thrusters and components operating on traditional as well as advanced propellants.

Upper Left: Xenon Hall Thruster, Upper Right: Bismuth Hall Thruster, Lower Left: Magnesium Hall Thruster, Lower Right: Zinc Hall Thruster. (For a high resolution picture, please click here.)

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Michigan Tech Isp Lab
R.L. Smith Building B007 C
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931

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