Exotrail to provide thrust for York cislunar mission

via Spacenews.com


SAN FRANCISCO – York Space Systems plans to rely on Exotrail electric propulsion for a mission to provide Earth-to-moon communications services from cislunar orbit.

French startup Exotrail plans to deliver its ExoMG – cluster² thruster to York Space Systems in 2022, under a contract signed in August. York plans to integrate the thruster into its S-class satellite to provide communications for Intuitive Machines’ lander scheduled to travel to the lunar south pole in late 2022.


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