NASA's Electrostatic Approach to Dust Management

Posted by Diversitech News on Dec 20, 2023 9:11:24 AM

NASA’s Electrostatic Approach to Dust Management Could Have Implications That Are Out of This World 

NASA, the renowned space agency, planned a trip to Mars. Now that’s a job easier said than done, but we are talking about the smartest space exploration team on planet earth.

There are a vast array of challenges astronauts encounter as they plan, prepare for, and launch a spacecraft beyond our blue skies into the outer limits. The movie, Gravity, starring Sandra Bullock, comes to mind as I imagine the endless number of things that can go wrong and cause the best laid plans to spiral out of control.

We just don't imagine dust management to be one of them. But it is. 

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Topics: dust management