Electric propulsion offers major improvements in fuel efficiency over chemical propulsion systems, enabling dramatic weight and volume savings, reduced launcher costs, and higher revenues for operators due to the increase in payload that electric propulsion facilitates.

Conferences and meetings

The ERIG e.V team from Germany is the winner of the sixth edition of the international Mars rover competition ERC Space and Robotics Event. The Czech RoverOva was just behind them, and the bronze medal was won – for the first time in ERC history – by two teams: DJS Antariksh from India and Robocol from Colombia. In this year’s final of the competition, 26 teams from 14 countries of the world competed against each other.

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