Magdrive is developing the next generation of spacecraft propulsion for small satellites.
We stand at the beginning of a new space age. Companies are launching constellations of thousands of satellites. This advanced technology demands radical breakthroughs in energy and efficiency, a critical feature in satellite propulsion.
The Magdrive-Nano is a compact, high-power propulsion system for small spacecraft. This propulsion system delivers an unmatched level of thrust with extraordinary efficiency. Current solutions can only provide one of these two things. This breakthrough can unlock new capabilities for spacecraft and enable entirely new industries in satellite servicing, building in space, and interplanetary transport.
Mark studied Mechanical and Machine Learning Engineering at Imperial College London. Previous work experience at startups and Fortune 500 companies in sales, and in nanomechanics, industrial design, signal processing, computer vision for robotics, and aerospace.
A Plasma Physicist and Pulsed Power Engineer who studied at Imperial College London and obtained his PhD in plasma laboratory astrophysics in 2018. Thomas has used pulsed power machines and high powered lasers to generate plasmas, studying the effects of magnetic fields, shock waves and radiation.
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Seed ($1.7 million) led by Founders Fund