Aerojet’s Ion Propulsion A ‘Go’ For Asteroid Defense Demo

Credit: NEXT: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA has cleared Aerojet Rocketdyne through the agency’s critical design review process to begin production of the Evolutionary Xenon Thruster-Commercial (NEXT-C) propulsion unit for future space science missions. The missions include the 2021 Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART), an...

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