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Re: AO-40: more successful ARCJET operations



Hi Rick,


Rick Denis wrote:

> >Some more information about the ATOS system is available here:
> >
> >http://www.irs.uni-stuttgart.de/RESEARCH/EL_PROP/PROJ/e_atos.html
> 
> is that a car spark plug (look like a Bosch brand) i see opposite the
> business end of the thruster?!

Exactly !!!

They used a normal car spark plug for the high voltage..

I guess we are the first to have a car spark plug in space!  

This is indeed typical AMSAT style :)


73s Peter DB2OS


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