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“Hall effect thruster”
Busek Scales Thruster Production for Airbus OneWeb Satellites
Busek BHT-350 Hall effect thruster in production (Image Credit: Busek Co.)

NATICK, Mass. (Busek Co. PR) — The in-space propulsion firm Busek Co. confirmed its supply of BHT-350 Hall effect thrusters for a range of missions supported by Airbus OneWeb Satellites (AOS). The Busek thrusters have been engineered and qualified to rigorous standards and are suitable for high-reliability, long-lifetime applications where thrusters are used for orbit raising, maintenance, and end-of-life de-orbit.

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  • June 23, 2022
The Propulsion We’re Supplying, It’s Electrifying
A solar electric propulsion Hall Effect thruster being tested under vacuum conditions at NASA. (Credits: NASA)

CLEVELAND (NASA PR) — Since the beginning of the space program, people have been captivated by big, powerful rockets—like NASA’s Saturn V rocket that sent Apollo to the lunar surface, or the Space Launch System that will produce millions of pounds of thrust as it sends Artemis astronauts back to the Moon.

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  • October 25, 2020