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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Electric Propulsion Tech for NASA’s Deep Space Plans

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed an early systems integration test of an electric propulsion technology designed to help NASA conduct deep space missions in the near future. The company said Tuesday it developed a 13-kilowatt Hall thruster string as part of the space agency’s Advanced Electric Propulsion System program and demonstrated the subsystem’s power …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Electric Propulsion System Power Processing Unit for NASA

Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed a series of hot-fire tests on a power processing unit for an electric propulsion system that the company currently developed for NASA. The company said Thursday it tested the Advanced Electric Propulsion System‘s power processing unit at NASA’s Glenn Research Center, together with the agency’s technology development unit …

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NASA Taps Aerojet Rocketdyne for $67M Solar Electric Propulsion System Devt Contract; Julie Van Kleeck Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne has received a potential $67 million contract to develop an electric propulsion system for integration with NASA’s Solar Electric Propulsion space vehicles. The company said Thursday the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract was awarded under the Advanced Electric Propulsion System program and covers development and qualification work on five 12.5-kilowatt Hall thruster …

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