Methane, kerosene and hydrogen comparative as a rocket fuel for launch vehicle pneumohydraulic supply system development
|1Mykhalchyshyn, RV, 1Brezgin, MS, 1Lomskyi, DA |
1Yangel Yuzhnoye State Design Office, Dnipro, Ukraine
|Space Sci.&Technol. 2018, 24 ;(2):12-17|
|Publication Language: English|
Liquid oxygen and methane are often regarded as new promising propellant components. The topic of this paper is a comparative analysis of methane, kerosene, and hydrogen as a rocket fuel in combination with liquid oxygen. Advantages and disadvantages of each component are shown. Pneumohydraulic system has been developed with optimized parameters of subsystems.
|Keywords: chilldown, gas bottle, payload, pneumohydraulic supply system, pressurization, propellant components, tank|
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