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Jonathan Skalden

M. Sc.

Research Associate
Institute of Space Systems
Electric Space Propulsion Systems


Pfaffenwaldring 29
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 2.34

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If you are interessted in a student thesis, please attach CV, transcript of records, and a short motivational letter.


  • Electric propulsion systems for space applications
  • Thermal arcjet thrusters
  • Atmosphere-breathing electric propulsion
  • Thrust balance design
  • Plasma diagnostics
  • Additive manufacturing
  • Two peer-reviewed articles (as of April 2021)
  • 21 conference papers, 8 of which as main author (as of April 2021)
  • (Co-)Author of more than 12 technical reports (as of April 2021)

2 lectures in "Electric Space Propulsion Systems":

  • Basics of Electric Arc Propulsion Systems
  • Thermal Arcjet Systems
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