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NASA SUCCESSFULLY TESTS ION ENGINE
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Caption: Initial thrust testing of the HiPEP ion engine in a vacuum chamber at NASA's Glenn Research. The event marked the first in a series of performance tests to demonstrate new high-velocity and high-power thrust need for use in nuclear electric propulsion applications.
Credit: Courtesy NASA Glenn Research Center
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