TC2M Technology

Quartz Storage Technology

Quartz Storage Technology

Quartz Storage Technology
  • Emerging Quartz storage technology has the promise to last millions of years and store terabytes of data.
  • This technology is ideal for surviving the hostile surface conditions and for enabling the inclusion of millions of digital explorers.
Ion Electrospray Propulsion

Ion Electrospray Propulsion

Ion Electrospray Propulsion
  • Will trial newest space engines for interplanetary travel – Ion Electrospray Propulsion. Offers the potential to reduce travel time to 4 months.. Developed at MIT.
  • 40 thruster pairs arrayed on the bottom of the spacecraft.
  • Thrust generated by using electric field to extract and accelerate ions. Propellant is an ionic liquid.
Deep Space Internet

Deep Space Internet

Deep Space Internet
  • Will trial Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN)
  • Through partnerships with corporate and government leaders, this technology can be trialed in an inter- planetary setting to advance humanity’s ability to connect across planets.
Astro-Omics

Astro-Omics

Astro-omics
  • Personalized Genomic Medicine that uses a systems biology approach to better safeguard astronauts on long duration exploration missions.
  • TC2M will incorporate related experiments to further this exciting and emerging field of study.