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The APUs used toxic hydrazine to generate the hydraulic power needed to move the shuttle's elevons the muscle needed for braking and steering.
To maneuver, Cassini carefully places monomethyl hydrazine in contact with nitrogen tetroxide, which spontaneously oxidizes (burns) it.
To maneuver to a destination after launch, spacecraft often use a liquid rocket fuel called hydrazine.
For his calculations, Stuhlinger assumed that the chemical ship’s rocket motors would burn nitric acid oxidizer and hydrazine fuel.
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Origin and Etymology of hydrazine
First Known Use: 1887See Words from the same year
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