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Revisiting 400 Newton Motors



Here's something from the Voyager FAQ page that I just recently refound
that might be of interest.


A set of small thrusters provides Voyager with the capability for
attitude control and trajectory correction. Each of these
     tiny assemblies has a thrust of only three ounces. In the absence
of friction, on a level road, it would take nearly six hours
     to accelerate a large car up to a speed of 48 km/h (30 mph) using
one of the thrusters.

The site is located at :

http://vraptor.jpl.nasa.gov/voyager/vgrfaqs.html

James KD4DLA

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