propellant


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Related to propellant: solid propellant, rocket propellant, Aerosol propellant
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The GPIM propulsion subsystem on the satellite will be loaded with the low-toxicity AF-M315E propellant before launch.
The low capacity gives a better fill volume with H4895 propellant and the hardness, combined with the thickness, keeps dimensional integrity notably more integral.
The propellant is a denser fuel that is easier to handle, store and transport.
Cryogenic propellants, such as liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen, have been traditionally used to provide the enormous thrust needed for large rockets and NASA's space shuttle.
The second stage again uses liquid propellants, while the third stage is propelled by the cryogenic engine.
Shortly after the end of World War I, the Navy and the Army each established permanent propellant surveillance laboratories to monitor the safe status of their propellants throughout their entire life cycles.
The data supporting the safety of switching propellants in albuterol are robust, collected from more than 20 studies, Dr.
We can carry up to 32 conventional rounds, two copper head [laser-guided] rounds and 44 propellants, in addition to the four crew members inside every vehicle.
Celerg, itself a son of Aerospatiale (now MBDA, of course) and Societe Nationale des Poudres et Explosifs Energetic Materials, specialised in cast composite propellant, extruded double-base propellant and ramjet propulsion.
Preliminary results indicated that solid propellant generators may be effective under conditions of low to moderate winds, even for fires burning within approximately 1 m of the footprint of a vehicle, with the fuel puddle behind a tire.
Mr Dromey said that the danger to crews has arisen from a Ministry of Defence decision which will lead to the closure of Britain's only factory producing shell propellant, Royal Ordnance Bishopton, Renfrewshire.
Propellant seeping from cracked ammunition cases might jam gun barrels and leave troops "incinerated'', said TGWU organiser Jack Dromey.