Welcome to the Space Propulsion and Plasmas research group website.
We are a research team dedicated to the study of the plasma physics of different types of electric space propulsion systems. Our team is distributed between Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and is part of the Aerospace Engineering Research group and the Bioengineering and Aerospace department of the latter.
Latest award (17/04/2015):
The VECMAN 3D magnetic nozzle concept by Mario Merino, Eduardo Ahedo and Jaume Navarro from EP2 has received the ActúaUPM accesit prize. Actúa UPM is a prestegious competition for technology-based business ideas organized yearly by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid. This year, 450 business ideas were presented. More information: PDF