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How ion thruster technology will power future NASA missions
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How ion thruster technology will power future NASA missions

Engadget - Steve Dent

For its crazy 2020 asteroid capture mission and other projects, NASA is developing next-gen "Hall effect thrusters" to corral an asteroid and put it into the moon's orbit. At the same time, the European Space Agency (ESA) is trying to improve its own Hall thrusters to power future missions. If …

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