Torsten Vogel joins ENPULSION as Head of Engineering

We are pleased to announce that Torsten Vogel has agreed to join ENPULSION at our head office in Wiener Neustadt as Head of Engineering starting June 1st 2021. In this position, he will support our CTO David Krejci in the development of even better propulsion solutions based on our space-proven FEEP technology and will be responsible for the Engineering team.

Torsten comes to ENPULSION from ESA where he accumulated almost 15 years of experience as a satellite systems engineer on projects like GALILEO. He also managed dozens of spacecraft equipment development contracts and mentored New Space startup companies. Torsten also has significant experience in software and electronics development at Jena-Optronik and as a freelance consultant. He is German and is married with two children. Torsten’s hobbies are sailing, climbing, and flying RC helicopters.

“We are excited to have Torsten on board,” says ENPULSION’s CEO Dr. Alexander Reissner. “It is always a pleasure working with him and I am sure that his expertise will give a boost to our Engineering activities.”

Torsten Vogel, Head of Engineering
Photo credit: Ben Leitner/ENPULSION

ENPULSION is the world’s leading manufacturer of electric propulsion systems for nano- and microsatellites. The company is based in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, and has a business development office in the USA. Its products are based on the company’s proprietary Field-Emission Electric Propulsion (FEEP) technology, behind which are more than 30 years of research and development work in cooperation with the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Research Facility FOTEC. In its own semi-automated production facility ENPULSION manufactures the ENPULSION MICRO and the ENPULSION NANO Thruster (formerly IFM NANO) families – the only compact, scalable, and modular electric propulsion systems worldwide. The ENPULSION NANO Thruster became the first European electric propulsion thruster to fly on a constellation of satellites. Currently, there are more than 60 ENPULSION thrusters in space with more than 200 delivered to customers. The company is ISO 9001:2015 quality certified for the development, testing, serial production, and distribution of space propulsion systems


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