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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Pique the Geek 20110508: Nitrogen, Common and Essential
If left in it long enough to come to 77 K (the degree symbol is not used in that system), matter becomes unusual. If you ever happen on to some liquid nitrogen, take a rubber band, and with tongs, dip in into the cold material. After the boiling stops ...