Accession Number:

AD0265068

Title:

ANALYTICAL STUDIES ON ION PROPULSION

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Corporate Author:

ROCKETDYNE CANOGA PARK CALIF

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Report Date:

1961-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

This technical report discusses the major problems associated with ion rocket engine system components. Electrical power generation systems, thermal power conversion, and accelerating electrode configurations are explored in component studies. The content of this final report is divided into four main sections, namely, Thrust Device, Propellants for Electrical Propulsion, Mission Analysis, and Space Powerplant Study. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE