Field Emission Electric Propulsion

FEEP Cluster Assembly

Field Emission Electric Propulsion

FEEP Cluster Assembly for Environmental tests

Building a lunar base with 3D printing using Moon soil

Alta - together with Monolite UK, Laboratorio Percro of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ESA to test the feasibility of 3D printing using lunar soil.

Building a lunar base with 3D printing using Moon soil

Alta - together with Monolite UK, Laboratorio Percro of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ESA to test the feasibility of 3D printing using lunar soil.

Hall Effect Thrusters

HT-400 thruster firing in the IV4 facility (side)

Hall Effect Thrusters

HT-100 Twin Engine cluster

Plasma Diagnostic

High accuracy rotating beam Crake

Scramjet

Supersonic combustion experiments in HEAT pulsed arc-heated hypersonic wind-tunnel

Chemical Propulsion

50 N ethane H2O2 bipropellant engine

Testing and Facilities

IV10 Space Vacuum Simulator

Equipment Design

Hall Effect Thrusters

HT-400 thruster firing in the IV4 facility (front)

Hall Effect Thrusters

HT-400 The New concept of low-power Hall Thruster

ALTA

Our stand at IEPC 2011
  • FEEP Cluster Assembly
  • FEEP Cluster Assembly for Environmental tests
  • Alta - together with Monolite UK, Laboratorio Percro of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ESA to test the feasibility of 3D printing using lunar soil.
  • Alta - together with Monolite UK, Laboratorio Percro of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna and the renowned architects Foster + Partners have joined with ESA to test the feasibility of 3D printing using lunar soil.
  • HT-400 thruster firing in the IV4 facility (side)
  • HT-100 Twin Engine cluster
  • High accuracy rotating beam Crake
  • Supersonic combustion experiments in HEAT pulsed arc-heated hypersonic wind-tunnel
  • 50 N ethane H2O2 bipropellant engine
  • IV10 Space Vacuum Simulator
  • HT-400 thruster firing in the IV4 facility (front)
  •  HT-400 The New concept of low-power Hall Thruster
  • Our stand at IEPC 2011

Alta is a leading European small company in the aerospace propulsion sector. We operate in research and development on space electric propulsion, chemical propulsion and aerothermodynamics. Our company provides testing services, high vacuum systems and facilities and space systems design and computational simulation tools. With a successful record of technology transfer cases, we are also active in the energy and industrial plasma sectors.

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