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Chinese manned and womanned flight successfully launched

Posted by: SANEAlex - Sat Jun 16, 2012 6:35 pm
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Post Chinese manned and womanned flight successfully launched   Posted on: Sat Jun 16, 2012 6:35 pm
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-18470880

I was impressed by the blue diamond exhaust tho i assume it was a hydrocarbon fuel as there did seem to be a bit of soot around.

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Post Re: Chinese manned and womanned flight successfully launched   Posted on: Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:07 pm
Wikipedia says the Long March 2F burns UDMH with N2O4 in all its stages. UDMH does have carbon in it, but less than half the amount kerosine has. Does look a lot neater than a Space Shuttle SRB, but UDMH is really nasty stuff...

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Post Re: Chinese manned and womanned flight successfully launched   Posted on: Sun Jun 24, 2012 11:21 pm
And now its docked

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-18567115

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