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Offline meiza

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Re: Indian space agency’s extraordinary trouble-shooter
« Reply #1 on: 07/16/2006 09:47 PM »
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The first stage engine, closest to the ground, carried 138 tonnes of solid fuel. Around this engine were strapped four additional motors, each containing 42 tonnes of liquid nitrogen and liquid oxygen (UH25).
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Re: Indian space agency’s extraordinary trouble-shooter
« Reply #2 on: 07/17/2006 01:01 AM »
I would say that the article is confusing nitrogen with hydrogen but the strap ons use storable propellants. So I agree, ???


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