"The United States Air Force’s European Office of Aerospace Research and Development (EOARD) and its Space Technology Program"- the 9th of May, Tuesday, at 11am in the seminar room

 Abstract:

This talk will discuss EOARD and its on-going research in Europe.

It will start with a brief history of the organization its work programme. Specific research items to be discussed are as follows: small Russian stationary plasma thrusters and modeling, nitrous oxide mono-propellants, Russian and Ukrainian cryo-coolers, space environment, and the joint programme with NASA on breakthrough propulsion.