Ion Thruster

Ion Thruster
July 9, 2022 Singko Staff
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Ion Thruster

/ˈīən,ˈīˌän ˈTHrəstər/

“Conventional rockets work by shooting gases out of their rear exhausts at high speeds, thus generating thrust. Ion thrusters use the same principle, but instead of blasting out hot gases, they shoot out a beam of electrically charged particles or ions.”

Example: A group of students reassembled the ion thruster in shop class.