Facts About Ruthenium
Scientists have found at least eight oxidation states, but of these +2, +3, and +4 are the most common. Ruthenium tetroxide is highly toxic and may explode. Ruthenium compounds appear to be very similar to those of cadmium. Sources of ruthenium Like other ...
NASA Kennedy Space Center is a toxic hell
The Nitrogen Tetroxide Scrubber (above) at the Oxidizer Farm for Launch Pad 39A. Image courtesy Kennedy Space Center. If you think about it, it makes sense. Rockets use all sorts of chemicals to fuel their flight. NASA has been using Cape Kennedy since the ...
Aerojet Delivers 100th HiPAT(TM) Thruster
June 28, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE ... includes a series of liquid bipropellant engines using the propellant combination of nitrogen tetroxide (MON-3) oxidizer and either monomethylhydrazine (MMH) or hydrazine (N2H4) fuel.
THE COLUMBIA, CONT'D... NOW FOR THE REAL WORK
The flexing of the multijointed robot arm, with remotely controlled manipulations of its ''wrist,'' ''elbow'' and ''shoulder,'' should be the most visible symbol of what will ... Then a spill of nitrogen tetroxide propellant Sept. 21 damaged tiles near ...
Video tracks stricken Mars probe
The propellants, unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine (UDMH) and dinitrogen tetroxide (DTO), are highly toxic but they will almost certainly be consumed in the fireball that engulfs Phobos-Grunt when it makes its death dive to Earth. Part of the confidence on ...