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The Strategic Forces Command (SFC), fired the medium range Agni-2 missile propelled by solid rocket propellant system, with a range capability of over 1700 kms utilizing the range facility at Wheelers Island, off the Odisha coast today.
The two stage missile equipped with advanced high accuracy navigation system, guided by a novel scheme of state of the earth command and control system was propelled by solid rocket propellant system.
The goal of this project was to improve the performance of a model rocket propellant through the addition of other chemicals while retaining the safety and castability of the propellant.
In the United States ammonium perchlorate is used as an oxidizer in solid rocket propellant, sodium perchlorate is used in slurry explosives and potassium perchlorate is used in road flares and air bag inflators.
LUNAR FUEL STATION Rocket propellant with the most thrust (push) is made of oxygen and hydrogen--mid there are plenty of these elements on the moon.
11, 2003, NIST hosted a workshop at the Boulder, CO, campus of NIST on the thermophysical properties of the rocket propellant designated RP-1.
The findings could potentially influence development of materials ranging from adhesives and solid rocket propellants to artificial biological tissues and foods, he says.
In laboratory studies, vegetable oil has been successfully used to clean up ground-water contaminated with nitrogen fertilizer; the herbicide chlorate; and perchlorate, a component of rocket propellants.