Micropropulsion Facility 2

Micropropulsion Facility 2

Micropropulsion Facility 2 is a cylindrical chamber with a diameter of 42 cm and a height of 40 cm. This facility is evacuated using a 280 L/s turbomolecular pump that is backed by a 250 L/min triscroll pump.

Multiple viewports incorporated into the design of this facility enables high magnification imaging of thrusters and ion sources during vacuum testing.

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