SpaceX Uses Deep-Cryogenic Lox

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Published on January 10, 2017 by admin3

For nearly a year, SpaceX has been trying out something new: super-cooling the liquid oxygen (LOX) which is a key ingredient in rocket fuel. It’s called deep-cryo LOX, and the idea has been around since NASA began designing rockets in the first half of the 20th century. But no one has had the guts to actually fly rockets regularly with deep-cryo LOX.

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