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published by the Goddard Space Flight Center
This Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) image shows a laboratory test of the ion drive engine used to propel the Deep Space 1 exploratory probe across the solar system in 1998. The site includes a description of how the device works and provides links for related information.
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2006 NASA GSFC
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Keyword: Deep Space
Record Creator: Metadata instance created April 8, 2009 by Logan Hancock
Record Updated: Jan 30, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
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September 29, 2006
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AIP Format
(Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2006), WWW Document, (http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap030720.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
APOD: An Ion Drive for Deep Space 1, (Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, 2006), <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap030720.html>.
APA Format
APOD: An Ion Drive for Deep Space 1. (2006, September 29). Retrieved November 27, 2014, from Goddard Space Flight Center: http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap030720.html
Chicago Format
Goddard Space Flight Center. APOD: An Ion Drive for Deep Space 1. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, September 29, 2006. http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap030720.html (accessed 27 November 2014).
MLA Format
APOD: An Ion Drive for Deep Space 1. Greenbelt: Goddard Space Flight Center, 2006. 29 Sep. 2006. 27 Nov. 2014 <http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap030720.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {APOD: An Ion Drive for Deep Space 1}, Publisher = {Goddard Space Flight Center}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {27 November 2014}, Month = {September 29, 2006}, Year = {2006} }
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