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TAL-200 HAL effect thruster
TsNIIMASH electric/xenon rocket engine. 34 mN. Development. Isp=1450s. Hall effect thruster with anode layer. Export version of D-100-I thruster developed under NASA/BMDO contract. Taken to engineering model stage.

Used for satellite orbital altitude maintenance and raising. Thrust 8 to 34 mN, power requirement 1.3 to 7.5 kW, specific impulse 1450-2800 seconds, efficiency 60%.

Electrical Input Power: 7.50 kW.

Status: Development.
Thrust: 0.0340 N (0.0070 lbf).
Specific impulse: 1,450 s.

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  • TsNIIMASH Russian manufacturer of rocket engines. Central Scientific-Research Institute for Machine Building, Russia. More...

Associated Propellants
  • 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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