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  • Borescope Rental Equipment Inspects Plasma Rocket

    Advanced Inspection Technologies(AIT) was proud to be able to provide video borescope rental equipment to Ad Astra Rocket to conduct an inspection of their new rocket technology. AIT has the most advanced video borescopes available for short and long term rental to customer through out North America. The rocket that the borescope rental was used to inspect was an advanced plasma rocket.

    The Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR®) represents the future of translunar and interplanetary transportation as well as propulsion within Earth orbit. Its superb efficiency compared to that of a conventional chemical rocket allows double the payload mass for lunar delivery and half the transit time to Mars. Its robust design allows much greater power levels than existing electric propulsion systems and promises longer lifetimes.

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