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ALFA Firing - Part 2

  • Posted on: 13 September 2017
  • By: alfven

Will Coogan finished installing the Argon Lorentz Force Accelerator (ALFA) and obtained some thrust measurements over the summer. He previously operated the thruster at 100 A, and recently increased the discharge current to 220 A, as shown below.

ALFA Firing

  • Posted on: 24 August 2017
  • By: alfven

Will Coogan finished installing the Argon Lorentz Force Accelerator (ALFA) and obtained some thrust measurements over the summer. The thruster is shown below firing at low current (100 A).