The trajectory and propulsion research team at Te Punaha Atea Auckland Space Institute is, Felicien Filleul, Antonella Caldarelli, Darcey Graham, Nicholas Rattenbury and John Cater. We are conducting research into novel spacecraft propulsion technologies and spacecraft trajectory optimisation. Below you will find a selection of project summaries of our active or recent research activities.

Optimising Spacecraft Trajectory Design

Plasma Propulsion Development