ExoTerra Will Be First Private Company to Fly to an Asteroid

ExoTerra selected by NASA to test fly a CubeSat Solar Electric Propulsion system under the NASA Tipping Point program. The joint Public/Private partnership program will provide a first flight demonstration of ExoTerra’s Halo Hall Thruster, Deployable Solar Arrays, Iodine Storage and Distribution system, and Power Processing Unit. The flight is anticipated to occur in 2019.

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