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ESA's Lunar Lander Thruster Test Video

220 N bipropellant thruster under test at the Lampoldshausen facility.





220 N bipropellant thruster under high altitude vacuum test simulating guidance and touchdown firings of ESA's future Lunar Lander. The thruster has previously flown on all versions of ESA's Automated Transfer Vehicle and will be used on the European Service Module of NASA's Orion spacecraft.