ITAR requirements

As a U.S. government contractor, we can work only with U.S. citizens or permanent residents to comply with ITAR.

Are we hiring now?

RPS team is hiring now – see below. And we are always interested in people who could collaborate with or work for RPS in the future. We are partnered with Washington NASA Space Grant Consortium and Impact Washington Job Skills Program for potential internship opportunities.



0.25% of equity


Identify areas of opportunity and then formulate and execute plans to capitalize on them. It can involve everything from providing advice on fundraising and marketing to helping the leadership make key hires. Understanding of government and defense acquisition mechanics is highly desired.


RPS frequently engages in unpaid long-term collaboration projects with volunteers who are enthusiastic about our mission. The volunteers can gain valuable experience engaging with real-world propulsion related problems and understand the inner working of a small deep-tech business like RPS. The results from these projects feed directly into our long-term development goals (see more here) and are owned by RPS. Here are the current collaboration projects we are exploring: