The current research of the Space Systems Laboratory is focused on the characterization and application of low-power propulsion, specifically electrospray propulsion, as well as the development of new space concepts. See below for brief overviews of ongoing research (this page is currently under construction).
In-Space Thruster Performance Characterization
Space Traffic Management and Coordination
This work is supported by funding from the University of Michigan Space Institute.
Environmental Impacts of Space Exploration
This work is supported by funding from the University of Michigan College of Engineering.