Aerojet’s High-Power Hall System Propels USAF AEHF Satellite

Sacramento CA (SPX) Nov 23, 2010 Aerojet has announced that its high-power Hall Thruster Propulsion System (HTPS) has successfully initiated operation on the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Space Vehicle #1 (SV#1) that was launched on an Atlas V rocket on Aug.14. The system is now providing thrust to raise the orbit of SV#1 to its final geosynchronous orbit location. Aerojet’s 4.5kW HTPS was developed to dramatic

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