Stephen Samples

Ph.D. Candidate, NASA Space Technology Research Fellow




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Stephen Samples is a 3rd year graduate student in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Los Angeles. He received his B.S degree in 2014 from Auburn University, and joined the Plasma and Space Propulsion Lab in September 2015. Stephen is currently developing the MiXI thruster under an NSTRF fellowship to increase the TRL of miniature ion thruster technology.