New generations of superconductors can be used in space efficiently to protect satellites from cosmic rays which cause satellite failure and shortened orbital life. Such magnetic shields are durable and cheap: low weight, no moving parts, and powered when needed by the cosmic rays themselves.
Primary Application Area: Materials & Manufacturing
Technology Development Status: Concept
Technology Readiness Level: TRL 3
Vetted Programs/Awards: None as of 26 May 2021
Organization Type: Early-stage Startup (Seed)
GOVT/EXTERNAL FUNDING SOURCES
External Funding to Date: Founder seed funding as of 26 May 2021