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Sert-I Cesium
Part of Sert-I engine series Family
Hughes electric/cesium rocket engine. In Development, 1962-1964. 8 cm diameter cesium contact ion engine was designed to operate at 0.6 kW.

Status: In Development, 1962-1964.. Date: 1964. Thrust: 0.0000 N (0.0000 lbf). Specific impulse: 8,050 s.

The cesium flow was controlled by a boiler and the porous tungsten ionizer electrode. Beam power supply voltage was 4500 V.

Electrical Input Power: 0.60 kW.



Country: USA. Launch Vehicles: Scout X-4. Propellants: Electric/Cesium. Agency: Hughes.

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