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A 100 Hour Wear Test of the NASA NSTAR Ion Thruster

Show simple item record Polk, J. E. en_US Patterson, M. J. en_US Brown, J. R. en_US Rawlin, V. K. en_US Sovey, J. S. en_US Myers, R. M. en_US Blandino, J. J. en_US Goodfellow, K. D. en_US Garner, C. E. en_US 2004-09-30T22:26:51Z 2004-09-30T22:26:51Z 1996-07-01 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Lake Buena Vista, Florida, USA en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 96-1077 en_US
dc.description.abstract In a NASA program to validate 30 cm Xenon ion thruster technology for use in planetary missions a combination of analysis and testing is being used to establish engine reliability. Five long duration tests are planned to identify new failure mechanisms and characterize the parameters which drive known damage accumulation failure modes. en_US
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dc.subject.other ion thruster NSTAR xenon ion propulsion ion propulsion en_US
dc.title A 100 Hour Wear Test of the NASA NSTAR Ion Thruster en_US

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