IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Performance characteristics of the NSTAR ion thruster during an on-going long duration ground test

2000 IEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings

Author(s): Anderson, J.R. ; Goodfellow, K.D. ; Polk, J.E. ; Rawlin, V.K. ; Sovey, J.S.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 2000
Conference Location: Big Sky, MT, USA, USA
Conference Date: 25 March 2000
Volume: 4
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-5846-5
ISSN (Paper): 1095-323X
DOI: 10.1109/AERO.2000.878371
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A long-duration test of the Deep Space 1 (DS1) spare flight thruster (FT2) is presently being conducted. To date, the thruster has accumulated over 6700 hours of operation. Performance data-such... View More

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