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Class: Technology. Type: Ion engine. Nation: USA.

A series of suborbital ion engine technology tests.


Specification


Ion Engine Test Chronology


18 December 1962 (Ion Engine Test 1) * Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior.

Suborbital.


29 August 1964 Ion Engine Test 2 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior.

USAF Suborbital test of ion engine.


21 December 1964 Ion Engine Test 3 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: Blue Scout Junior.

USAF Suborbital test of ion engine.



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