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Title: Validation of the NSTAR Ion Propulsion System on the Deep Space One Mission: Overview and Initial Results
Authors: Polk, J.
Kakuda, R.
Anderson, J.
Brophy, J.
Rawlin, V.
Patterson, M.
Hamley, J.
Sovey, J.
Issue Date: 20-Jun-1999
Citation: Joint Propulsion Conference
Los Angeles, California, USA
Abstract: Deep Space 1 is the first interplanetary spacecraft to use an ion propulsion system for the primary delta-v maneuvers. The purpose of the mission is to validate a number of technologies, including ion propulsion and a high degree of spacecraft autonomy, on a flyby of an asteroid and two comets.
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