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NASA's New Hall Thruster Passes Performance Testing

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Image of the prototype high voltage Hall accelerator. Image file name: 2005_00638.jpg
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Caption: The prototype high voltage Hall thruster developed by NASA Glenn Research Center and the Aerojet Corporation.
Credit: Courtesy NASA



Image of the prototype high voltage Hall accelerator. Image file name:DSC_0005.jpg
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Caption: The prototype high voltage Hall thruster installed on a thrust balance within a space simulation chamber at NASA's Glenn Research Center.
Credit: Courtesy NASA



Image of the prototype high voltage Hall accelerator. Image file name: DSC_0022.jpg
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Width & Height (in inches): 7 1/2 x 5
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Caption: The glowing energetic xenon ion beam created by the prototype high voltage Hall thruster during performance testing.
Credit: Courtesy NASA