World Space Week 2021 celebrates “Women in Space”!
Join thousands of participants in over 90 countries, October 4-10 2021, celebrating accomplishments and contributions of women to the space sector and sciences.
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The device uses magnetic fields to shoot plasma particles from the back of the rocket and propel the craft through space.
Using magnetic fields allows scientists to tailor the amount of thrust for a particular mission and astronauts change the amount of thrust while piloting to distant worlds.
Ebrahimi’s innovation would also take astronauts to the Red Planet 10 times faster than current rocket thrusters that use electric fields to propel the particles.
“I’ve been cooking this concept for a while”, said Ebrahimi.
“I had the idea in 2017 while sitting on a deck and thinking about the similarities between a car’s exhaust and the high-velocity exhaust particles.”
Space and the ISS
Astronaut Kate Rubins, Roscosmos cosmonauts Sergey Ryzhikov, and Sergey Kud-Sverchkov:
Celebrating Women and Space
As a mathematician and engineer, she wrote a number of professional and theoretical works and was one of the authors of the NASA Planetary Flight Handbook Vol. III, about space travel to Mars and Venus.