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Class: Technology. Type: Ion engine. Nation: USA. Agency: NASA.
Space Electric Rocket Test; electric ion engine tests.
Total Mass: 1,404 kg.
20 July 1964
SERT 1 Launch Site: Wallops Island . Launch Vehicle: Scout X-4.
Suborbital 30 minute test of NASA SERT ion engine.
04 February 1970
SERT 2 Launch Site: Vandenberg . Launch Vehicle: LT Thor Agena D. Mass: 1,404 kg. Perigee: 1,037 km. Apogee: 1,044 km. Inclination: 99.3 deg.
Space Electric Rocket Test; electric ion engine tests. Two engines, operated until 1980
- 5 - Krebs, Gunter, Gunter's Space Page, University of Frankfurt, 1996. HTML when accessed: http://www.skyrocket.de/space
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