SERT-1's Program Manager, Raymond J. Rulis examining the spacecraft
|Major contractors||NASA Lewis Research Center|
|Launch date||July 20, 1964|
SERT-1 (Space Electric Rocket Test) was a NASA probe used to test ion engine design and was built by NASA's Lewis Research Center. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration ( NASA, ˈnæsə is an agency of the United States government, responsible for the nation's public space program NASA John H Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field (see History for previous names is a NASA center located within the cities of Brook Park Events 1304 - Wars of Scottish Independence: Fall of Stirling Castle - King Edward I of England takes the last rebel stronghold Year 1964 ( MCMLXIV) was a Leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full calendar of the 1964 Gregorian calendar. The Scout family of Rockets were Launch vehicles designed to place small satellites into Orbit around the Earth An ion thruster is a form of Electric propulsion used for Spacecraft propulsion that creates thrust by accelerating Ions Ion thrusters are characterized NASA John H Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field (see History for previous names is a NASA center located within the cities of Brook Park SERT-1 was the first spacecraft to utilize ion engine design.