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Archive for August 21st, 2019

RF power processing unit for VASIMR engine completes tests

August 21st, 2019 by

A new generation radio-frequency (RF) Power Processing Unit (PPU) for the VASIMR engine, built by Aethera Technologies Ltd. of Canada, has completed a series of full power acceptance tests at Ad Astra Rocket company’s Texas facility near Houston.

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L3Harris Technologies delivers 8th GPS III navigation payload

August 21st, 2019 by

As the U.S. Air Force prepares to launch its second next-generation GPS III satellite, L3Harris Technologies delivered its eighth navigation payload to GPS III satellite prime contractor Lockheed Martin.

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