Test Stand Firing
August 4, 1998
FIRING THE MICRO-THRUSTER produces, in this early prototype,
0.1 mN of impulse and 100 W of power.
The thrust plume is visible to the right of the chip.
This series of images was acquired at 4,500 frames per second.
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Tue Sep 22 15:53:49 PDT 1998