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What we offer

Propulsion for every spacecraft and mission.

HyNOx Propulsion Systems

From standarized CubeSat propulsion units to tailored solutions for your spacecraft – ISPTech offers integrated propulsion systems with thrusters, tanks and control units.

HyNOx Thruster Family

Learn more about our extensively tested HyNOx thrusters – delivering high performance, precision and unlimited impulse bit.

HIP_11 Propulsion Solutions

Thrusters and propulsion systems for our unique hypergolic propellant are currently under development.

HyNOx Propulsion Systems

BUILT FROM STANDARD BLOCKS – CUSTOMIZED FOR YOUR SPACECRAFT

ISPTech develops, tests and supplies propulsion systems for every spacecraft and mission, based on its HyNOx thrusters and proprietary control unit. Propellant tanks and pressure system components are produced by a list of carefully selected suppliers.

Customizable Propulsion Systems

Included hardwareHyNOx thrusters
Propellant tanks
Feed system with sensors
Pressure relief components
Fill and drain interface
Structural mount to S/C (customized)
Heaters
Electronic control unit (ECU)
InterfacesCustomized mechanical interface
Supply voltage 22-33 VDC (customizable)
Communication with ECU via CAN
ServicesThruster acceptance testing and derivation of performance models
Propulsion system integration and characterisation
Fueling
System and tank condition model
Thrust classesHyNox-200 Thruster (50-400 N)
HyNOx-22 Thruster (11-44 N)
HyNOx-5 Thruster (2.5-10 N)
HyNOx-1 Thruster (0.5-2.0 N)
Cold Gas Thrusters
Impulse classCubeSat Propulsion Systems up to 5,000 Ns
Customized Propulsion Systems starting from 5,000 Ns
Performanceup to 290 s for hot gas
up to 60 s for cold gas
Temperature rangeThruster operatable for saturated fluid temperatures:
-29°C to +32°C

System survivability temperature range customizable
Propellant feedingLiquid or gaseous, depending on mission requirements.
StatusDemonstrator under testing
Customer projects ongoing

4U CubeSat Propulsion Module

ISPTech is currently developing a 4U CubeSat Propulsion System based on its HyNOx-1 thruster – enabling significant deltaV in a short amount of time.

Thrusters1x HyNOx-1
4x Resistojets or Cold Gas Thrusters
Impulse classup to 5,000 Ns
Dimensions4U (209.3 x 209.3 x 110.0 mm³)
StatusUnder development
In-orbit demonstrations in 2025

HyNOx Thruster Family

EXTENSIVELY TESTED. STEADY-STATE CAPABLE.

HyNOx thrusters are developed based on years of research at the DLR-Institute of Space Propulsion. The development includes thousands of hot firings under atmospheric and vacuum conditions.

HyNOx-10.5 – 2 NAvailable from Q3 2024.
HyNOx-52.5 – 10 NDevelopment on request.
HyNOx-2211 – 44 NAvailable now.
HyNOx-200100 – 400 NAvailable from Q1 2025.
HYNOX THRUSTER FAMILY STATUS

HyNOx-22

Thrust range11 – 44 Ndemonstrated in vacuum
Specific impulse285 secdemonstrated in vacuum
Continous operation15 mindemonstrated in vacuum, can be increased
Throughput> 60 kgdemonstrated in vacuum, can be increased
Ignitions> 4,000demonstrated in vacuum, can be increased
Minimum impulse bit< 1 Ns
< 50 ms
hot gas, demonstrated in vacuum
cold gas
Interface4x M4adjustable
Power10 W

20 W (200 ms)

2W
for electrical ignition

flow control valve hit, per valve

flow control valve hold, per valve
Mass< 570 gincluding flow control valves
StatusAvailable nowqualified for NewSpace customer

HyNOx-1

Thrust range1 -2 Ndemonstrated in vacuum
Specific impulse> 270 secdemonstrated in vacuum
Continous operation15 mindemonstrated in vacuum, can be increased
Throughput> 1.1 kgdemonstrated in vacuum, can be increased
Ignitions> 3,000demonstrated in vacuum, can be increased
Minimum impulse bit< 50 mNs
TBD
hot gas, demonstrated in vacuum
cold gas
Interface4x M4adjustable
Power10 W

9 W

0.5 W
for electrical ignition

flow control valve hit, per valve

flow control valve hold, per valve
Mass< 200 gincluding flow control valves
StatusAvailable from Q3 2024Qualification ongoing

HyNOx-200

Thrust range100 – 400 Ndemonstration target
Specific impulse> 290 secdemonstration target
Statusavailable from Q1 2025in development, atmospheric testing conducted

HIP_11 Propulsion

GREEN AND HYPERGOLIC IS NO CONTRADICTION.

Based on years of basic research at DLR, multiple battleship thrusters for the HIP_11 technology were developed. The current focus is the development of a 200 N HIP_11 thruster.