The Impact of the Space Age on Cryogenics
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.
KeywordsLaunch Vehicle Liquid Hydrogen Space Program Liquid Oxygen Space Propulsion
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