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Maxar and Busek Thruster System for NASA Lunar Gateway Passes Critical Milestone
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Maxar and Busek Thruster System for NASA Lunar Gateway Passes Critical Milestone

Natick, Mass., March 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Busek Co., a developer of high-performance electric propulsion technology for space applications, and Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) (TSX: MAXR), a trusted partner and innovator in Earth intelligence and Space Infrastructure, confirmed today the successful completion of an end-to-end hot fire test campaign validating all major elements of the...

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ePropelled Unveils the Most Comprehensive Product Line for UAVs on the Market Today
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ePropelled Unveils the Most Comprehensive Product Line for UAVs on the Market Today

LOWELL, Mass., March 9, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- ePropelled, the Massachusetts-based technology company offering leading-edge electromagnetic systems, unveils today the next-generation family of power generation and propulsion products for UAV and other aviation applications. The ePropelled UAV product line consists of starter generators, intelligent power systems, DC supplies and electronic...

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Busek Ships First LEO to GEO Capable Electric Propulsion System
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Busek Ships First LEO to GEO Capable Electric Propulsion System

Design Demonstrated One Million Newton-Seconds in NASA-Led Test NATICK, Mass., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Busek confirmed shipment of its first flight BHT-600 Hall effect thruster system, a modular propulsion unit with the capability of raising small satellites from low earth orbit (LEO) to geosynchronous orbit (GEO) and beyond. Hall thrusters are one form of highly efficient...

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Leading the Charge: ElectriCity Ferry Prototype Puts Volvo Penta to the Test
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Leading the Charge: ElectriCity Ferry Prototype Puts Volvo Penta to the Test

As part of Gothenburg’s ElectriCity project, Volvo Penta has partnered with ferry operator, Styrsöbolaget, to introduce electric propulsion to an existing ferry. Before this can become a reality, the company has fitted the electric technology into its own test boat and now begins a period of evaluation. This ambitious plan is part of the pioneering ElectriCity project – a collaboration...

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Environmentally-friendly, Economical, Reliable and Simple: Parallel Hybrid Propulsion Offers Nothing But Advantages.

Environmentally-friendly, economical, reliable and simple: parallel hybrid propulsion offers nothing but advantages. Electric propulsion generates no emissions and is extremely user-friendly: the vessels that use it are silent, experience much lower levels of vibration and are easier to handle. Last but not least in terms of its advantages: parallel hybrid represents an attractive economic...

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BRP Receives Industry Award for Rotax Innovation

Sturtevant, Wis. – BRP’s Rotax Intelligent Shift and Throttle (iST) system was recognized by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) Innovation Award in the Jet Boat category at the 2016 Miami International Boat Show. The game-changing iST option for Rotax jet propulsion systems brings electronic control to formerly mechanical functions. Now available on nearly all Scarab jet...

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BRP Signs with Sea Pro Boats

STURTEVANT, Wis. – BRP's (TSX:DOO) Evinrude E-TEC engines will now be rigged on Sea Pro Boats' seven new models launched in the mid-tier center console saltwater fishing boat market for 2016. With this agreement, the builder will offer the next generation of Sea Pro owners the opportunity to experience the unrivaled performance and bold, breakthrough design of the Evinrude E-TEC G2...

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Diesel-electric Propulsion Systems for Biggest Shipyard in Taiwan Reduce Fuel Costs

• Enhanced maneuverability when navigating at low speeds • Economic, energy-saving vessel operation with Integrated Drive Systems (IDS) comprising low-voltage motors and frequency converters • Effective control and disposal of pollutants contribute to marine environmental protection CSBC Corporation Taiwan has chosen Siemens to supply diesel-electric propulsion systems and other accessories...

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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring
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Krueger Sentry Gauge Announces the Release of Two New Chemical Sight Gauge Models Designed for Aggressive Liquid Storage Monitoring

Krueger Sentry Gauge, a leader in chemical sight gauges, now offers the ultimate in aggressive liquid storage monitoring devices. From sulfuric and hydrochloric acid to bleach, and acetone, our products are designed with robust features that deliver a long and trouble-free service life. See our video to learn all about this new and innovative line of sight gauges.

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