Dr Patrick ‘Paddy’ Neumann is an internationally recognised expert in plasma physics and propulsion.
Paddy founded Neumann Space to develop and commercialise his research in pulsed cathodic arc spacecraft propulsion systems.
The Neumann Drive converts a solid conductive fuel into plasma providing thrust for the spacecraft.
In 2022, Paddy was named Australian Scientist of the Year at the Australian Space Awards.Space Careers Wayfinder is a collaboration between the CSIRO and ANU.
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