Aerojet Rocketdyne XR-5 Hall Thruster System put Al Yah 3 in orbit – Satellite News Digest

Aerojet Rocketdyne said the company’s XR-5 Hall Thruster system aboard Al Yah 3 operated for more than 600 hours (over 25 days of firing) to propel the spacecraft to the intended orbit, which aided recovery from a launch insertion anomaly last January.

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