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ALTA mini Hall Effect Thruster during firing
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- Title ALTA mini Hall Effect Thruster during firing
- Released 09/06/2011 4:33 pm
- Copyright ESA
Xenon plume of the mini Hall Effect Thruster manufactured by ALTA SpA during firing in a vacuum facility. The discharge chamber is visible thanks to the plasma discharge illuminating the channel. The electron emission from the hollow cathode is also visible with its typical purple colour.