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What does THR stand for?

THR stands for Thruster

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Washington, Rabi'II 21, 1434, Mar 3, 2013, SPA - The SpaceX commercial supply ship arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Sunday, a day later than scheduled due to thruster problems that threatened the mission's success.
In the case of a thruster, for example, the operational mode controls, start, stop, speed and direction; the diagnostic mode gives a health check and allows interrogation of parameters such as power, temperature, hours run and vibration; the update mode allows new control software to be downloaded to the thruster when updates are available and new features are introduced.
Byline: ANI Washington, March 4 (ANI): The US Air Force is eyeing mini- thrusters or miniature, electric propulsion systems, to make it easier for their satellites to perform space maneuvers and undertake formidable tasks like searching for planets beyond our solar system.
This knowledge, combined with the sensor information, allows the computer to calculate the required steering angle and thruster output for each thruster.