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Synonyms for propellant

tending to or capable of propelling

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Everyone in the industry, from NASA to our industry partners to green propellant suppliers, is eager to see 10 years of American-led research and development realized with this spaceflight mission.
The propellant choice, then, is a big--huge--factor in leading this simple, pleasurable life.
A practice launch is scheduled for late 2015, and the results will determine if the AF-M315E propellant can efficiently replace the hydrazine fuel in future space missions and other aircraft.
European countries are far ahead of the United States in phasing out HFA propellants in medical aerosols, he added.
BAe Systems is testing propellant for the shells produced by German company Nitrochemie, with the intention of shutting Bishopton by May 2002 because the MoD has refused to enter into an agreement to retain in Britain the strategic capacity to manufacture propellant, said Mr Dromey.
Mr Dromey said that the danger followed a Defence Ministry decision which will lead to closure of Britain's only factory producing shell propellant - Royal Ordnance Bishopton, in Renfrewshire.
Be aware that so-called "solvent-free" aerosol formulations do use hydrocarbons (butane, propane, or dimethyl ether), mineral spirits, or fluorocarbons (HFC 134a or HCFC 141b) as the propellant.
After ground controllers commanded the craft to inject high-pressure propellant from a fuel tank into a pipe leading to the observatory's thrusters, they noticed several things amiss.
NYSE:ALV) (STO:ALIVSDB), announced that the world-leading automotive safety company has started the construction of a new facility in China that will manufacture propellant for its airbags in the Asian markets.
The report"Aerosol Propellant Market by Type (DME, HFC, HFO, Other Hydrocarbons, and Others), by Application (Personal Care, Household, Medical, and Others), and by Region - Global Forecast to 2020" , published by MarketsandMarkets, The Aerosol Propellant Market is expected to reach USD 8.
Orbital ATK, Inc, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, announced it recently signed a contract with Space Systems/Loral (SSL) to produce flight sets consisting of two propellant tanks for the SSL 1300, a space-proven platform designed to accommodate evolving technology and innovation in satellite services.
IMR 4451 is a match-grade propellant for use in the .
GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company Aerojet Rocketdyne said it has completed a hot-fire test on its flight-representative 1 Newton thruster at its specially designated green propellant facility in Redmond, Washington.