Developing high performance, non-carcinogenic space propulsion from India

Tushar talks about how Manastu was formed to replace old, low-performing, carcinogenic, and highly toxic hydrazine-based propulsion systems with high performance, non-carcinogenic, less toxic alternatives.


The founders had long envisioned a Space Tech Company that would bring innovation into our lives in a way that no other company had done before. This dream came true when Manastu Space was established in the year 2017. Since then, we have worked on providing the industry an absolute mark of efficiency in delivering end-to-end bespoke manufactured green propulsion systems for satellites, landers, and launch vehicles. More about Manastu Space –

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Drawing parallels between European and Indian support system for NewSpace startups

Lucie talks about her experiences from moving from a traditional space agency setting to supporting young companies trying to conduct NewSpace activities in Europe. We talk about parallels with India and the differences in these ecosystems.


Lucie Campagnolo was a project manager at MEDES, the Institute for Space Medicine and Physiology. Prior to this, Lucie was payload ops engineer at CNES where she worked as an Experimental Manager to help scientists to prepare and conduct a broad range of experiments in microgravity, be it aboard the International Space Station, Airbus A300 Zero-G, or Ground Analogs. Lucie now runs Apollo Moment Consulting and supports startups in programs such as Space Founders in Europe.
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