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PUBLICATIONS

T.M. Howe, S. D. Howe, N. Blaylock Pulsed Plasma Rocket: Improving Space Capabilities with Novel Neutronics Controls, Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS), 2022

T.M. Howe, S. D. Howe, N. Blaylock, J. Miller, B. Clements SPEAR Probe: Advanced Thermoelectric Power Generation for Nuclear Electric Space Propulsion, Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS), 2022

J. Williams, T. M. Howe, J. Hou Neutronics Modeling of the Pulsed Plasma Rocket Reactor Using Rattlesnake PHYSOR, 2022

T. M. Howe, S. D. Howe, N. Blaylock, F. Bennett, G. Jackson, J. Cassibry Pulsed Plasma Rocket- Developing a Dynamic Fission Process for High Specific Impulse and High Thrust Propulsion, Acta Astronautica, 2022

T. M. Howe, S. D. Howe, J. Miller Novel Deep Space Nuclear Electric Propulsion Spacecraft Nuclear Technology (ANS), 2021

B. Stone, T. M. Howe, et. al., Project VALKYRIE: Laser-Powered Cryobots and Other Methods for Penetrating Deep Ice on Ocean Worlds, “Outer Solar System” 2018

S. D. Howe, T. M. Howe, Fuel Element for an Affordable NTR, NASA SBIR final report 2017

 N. D. Jerred, T. M. Howe, S. D. Howe, A. Rajguru, Radioisotope-Driven Dual-Mode Propulsion System for CubeSat-Scale Payloads to the Outer Planets, Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS), 2015

 N.D. Jerred, T.M. Howe, A. Rajguru, S.D. Howe, Radioisotope-Based Propulsion System Enabling Exploration with Small Payloads, Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS), 2014

N. D. Jerred, T. M. Howe, S. D. Howe, A. Rajguru, Dual-Mode Propulsion System Enabling Cubesat Exploration Of The Solar      System, NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) Phase I: Final Report, 2014

T. M. Howe, R. C. O’Brien, C. M. Stoots, Development of a Small-Scale Radioisotope Thermo-Photovoltaic Power Source, Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS), 2012

MEDIA

Articles

Yahoo News on the Pulsed Plasma Rocket

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/nasa-funded-pulsed-plasma-rocket-100000198.html

Optics & Photonics News:

    Company Eyes “Steampunk” Propulsion for CubeSats

Universe Today, Space and astronomy news:

    A Steampunk Engine to Solve Your Satellite Woes!

New Atlas, Space:

    ThermaSat design would see CubeSats propelled by jets of steam

digitaltrends:

    It may sound rediculous, but the future of satellites could be steam-powered

Fredzone, Sciences:

    ET SI ON METTAIT UN PEU DE STEAMPUNK DANS NOS SATELLITES ?

Official ThermaSat Press Release Download:

    

    

Official ThermaSat Phase 2 Press Release Download:

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