rocket propellant

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One of the men is accused of possessing a video showing how to make a car bomb, while the other allegedly had a recipe for rocket propellants and guidance on causing an explosion.
11, 2003, NIST hosted a workshop at the Boulder, CO, campus of NIST on the thermophysical properties of the rocket propellant designated RP-1.
Coking makes it difficult for the rocket propellant to pass through the small coolant pipes that make up the engine combustion chamber.
Centuri had developed two model rocket cars, which travel on a tether along the ground, using model rocket propellant devices.
High test (90-98%) hydrogen peroxide (HTP) has been successfully used as a rocket propellant for many vehicles.
In addition, metallic hydrogen can also be used as an extremely powerful rocket propellant.
The two stage missile equipped with advanced high accuracy navigation system, guided by a novel scheme of state of the earth command and control system was propelled by solid rocket propellant system.
But now, with both solid rocket propellant and staged rocketry, it is simply a matter of time before Iran can threaten all of Europe, according to experts.
Hidden on board were missiles and warheads, rocket propellant and 85 drums of chemicals.
The study recommends pursuing improvements in tank weight, nuclear engine thrust-to-weight ratio, and specific impulse-a performance parameter of rocket propellant that measures the thrust-producing energy content of the propellant; the higher the specific impulse, the less propellant mass is needed to perform the mission.
Washington, October 8 (ANI): Researchers are developing a new type of rocket propellant made of a frozen mixture of water and "nanoscale aluminum" powder that is more environmentally friendly than conventional propellants and could be manufactured on the moon, Mars and other water-bearing bodies.
Tenders are invited for procurement of proof motor for static evaluation of rocket propellant.
Perchlorate is a chemical used in rocket propellant and munitions that has been turning up in people's food; it interferes with iodide uptake by the thyroid gland and can adversely affect hormone production in humans.
The regeneratively cooled Merlin 1C uses rocket propellant grade kerosene (RP-1), a refined form of jet fuel, to first cool the combustion chamber and nozzle before being combined with the liquid oxygen to create thrust.