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ION PROPULSION HISTORY

Ion propulsion has been studied since the early 1960's. NASA Glenn Research Center has had a long history of leadership in the area of electric propulsion, and is currently NASA's lead center for ion propulsion. The links to the left outline significant ion propulsion progress in each decade.




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