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Re: Falcon 9 (Future) speculation
« Reply #200 on: 01/24/2017 09:20 PM »
Can't be done. Kerosene doesn't gassify like that.
Works for LOX, and that's the main problem for F9 S2.
No, the pressurization gas for both the oxygen and the kerosene is kept in the LOx tank. The cryogenic temperature mean you can store multiple times as much gas in the LOx tank than in kerosene or outside for the same tank mass.
Huh, Now I know.
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