Electrostatic Ion Thruster

Electrostatic Ion Thruster

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. An electrostatic ion thruster is a design for ion thrusters (a highly-efficient low-thrust spacecraft propulsion running on electrical power). These designs use high voltage electrodes in order to accelerate ions with electrostatic forces. The ion engine was first demonstrated by German-born NASA scientist Ernst Stuhlinger, and developed in practical form by Harold R. Kaufman at NASA Lewis (now Glenn) Research Center from 1957 to the early 1960s.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136522861
  • 9786136522869