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PEPL Thrusters: BHT600 Cluster

Above: BHT600 cluster on display before testing and shipment to PEPL; US quarter included to indicate scale (pink caps are covering the cathodes).

Above: Nominal discharge, in PEPL's LVTF, of the full cluster: 4 thrusters each discharge settings of at 300 V, 2 A, and 2.5 mg-Xe/s.

Above: Initial discharge of the full 4x BHT-600 cluster in PEPL's LVTF (April 2005).

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