Detail View: NASA Great Images in Nasa Collection: Ion Jet at Hypersonic Flight Display

Title: 
Ion Jet at Hypersonic Flight Display
Full Description: 
Ion Jet at Hypersonic Flight Display. The ion rocket provides very low thrust at great efficiency. First developed in the 1950s, it was later used by the Soviet Union, and American commercial spacecraft, and was evaluated by NASA and the National Reconnaissance Office for government missions.
Date: 
09/27/1957
NASA Center: 
Glenn Research Center
Subject Category: 
Rocket Propulsion
Keywords: 
Flight
Audience: 
General Public
facet_where: 
Glenn Research Center (GRC)
facet_when: 
09-27-1957
facet_when_year: 
1957
Image #: 
C1957-46015
original url: 
http://grin.hq.nasa.gov/ABSTRACTS/GPN-2000-000690.html
UID: 
SPD-GRIN-GPN-2000-000690
Center: 
GRC
Center Number: 
C1957-46015
GRIN DataBase Number: 
GPN-2000-000690
Creator-Photographer: 
Bill Bowles
Original Source: 
DIGITAL