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New method for simulating E-sail effect

New method for simulating E-sail effect

A recent study confirms that the electric sail invented at the Finnish Meteorological Institute is the most effective form of spacecraft propulsion to date.

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Research Manager Pekka Janhunen, FMI,, tel. +358 29 539 4635

Janhunen, P.: Boltzmann electron PIC simulation of the E-sail effect, Ann. Geophys., 33, 1507-1512, 2015, doi:10.5194/angeo-33-1507-2015,


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