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Credit: Aerojet Redmond
Redmond electric/xenon rocket engine. 120 mN. In Production. Hall effect thruster. Nominal power input 2200 W at 350 V. Isp=1765s.

Electrical Input Power: 2.20 kW. Engine: 5.20 kg (11.40 lb). Restarts: 6000.

Status: In Production.
Unfuelled mass: 5.20 kg (11.40 lb).
Height: 0.15 m (0.49 ft).
Diameter: 0.20 m (0.65 ft).
Thrust: 0.12 N (0.03 lbf).
Specific impulse: 1,765 s.
Burn time: 6,000 s.

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  • Redmond American manufacturer of rocket engines. Redmond, USA. More...

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  • Electric/Xenon The many versions of electric engines use electric or magnetic fields to accelerate ionized elements to high velocity, creating thrust. The power source can be a nuclear reactor or thermal-electric generator, or solar panels. Proposed as propellant for some ion motors. More...

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