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The Impact of the Space Age on Cryogenics

  • A. O. Tischler
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 11)

Abstract

Space propulsion has come to depend more and more on propellants which are normally gaseous in nature and which must be brought to low temperatures in order to be carried in condensed form. These propellants are the elements of the first horizontal rows of the periodic table and a few of their compounds.

Keywords

Launch Vehicle Liquid Hydrogen Space Program Liquid Oxygen Space Propulsion 
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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1966

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. O. Tischler
    • 1
  1. 1.NASA Office of Advanced Research and TechnologyUSA

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