solid rocket propellant

solid rocket propellant

[′säl·əd ′räk·ət prə‚pel·ənt]
(materials)
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In each rocket is a motor, a solid rocket propellant that is used in real rockets.
The two- stage missile equipped with advanced highaccuracy navigation system was propelled by solid rocket propellant system, the sources told M AIL T ODAY .
Another issue with fireworks is potassium perchlorate - an inorganic salt used for a variety of products such as road flares, explosives, pyrotechnics and solid rocket propellant.
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.
But now, with both solid rocket propellant and staged rocketry, it is simply a matter of time before Iran can threaten all of Europe, according to experts.
High-performance solid rocket propellant can be impact-sensitive in itself.
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.
"ALICE can be improved with the addition of oxidizers and become a potential solid rocket propellant on Earth.
"Over the years, a variety of liquid and solid rocket propellants have been found in seized cargoes from North Korea."