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The vast majority of this Dragon has already been to space, including the hull, thrusters and tanks.
The kill vehicle uses onboard sensors and thrusters, along with data from the ground, to rapidly calculate the direction and speed needed to find and destroy the incoming warhead.
Included in Thursday’s cargo mission are several scientific experiments, including one that will test a new solar-panel concept that could someday power electric thrusters on NASA’s future space vehicles.
The missile agency has also sought to overcome problems involving divert thrusters.
One is a pulse plasma thruster, a propulsion system that will allow students to perform small orbital maneuvers and keep the satellite in orbit for three months, Mellema said.
In addition to the parachutes, thrusters on the capsule will be used to help guide the reentry to a precise landing point.
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