• Building working prototypes (hardware, electronics, software)
  • System/process design
  • Laboratory or field experimentation
  • Computer modeling and simulation
  • Data analysis
  • Hardware construction
  • Feasibility studies of innovative technical concepts


  • Gas chromatography analysis of liquid and gas samples
  • On-site machine shop for constructing reactors, flight hardware, and anything else you can imagine
  • Reinforced concrete rocket engine test cell, which is outfitted with remote video, data acquisition, and control systems
  • 300-liter and 1 cubic meter vacuum chambers along with smaller research vacuum systems
  • Data acquisition and control components and software for automating systems and processes
  • Sophisticated modeling and simulation software including CAD, launch and rocket propulsion simulation and analysis, chemical thermodynamics, computational fluid dynamics and more
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