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October 8th, 2009

Aluminum-water rocket propellant studied

Abstract:
U.S. scientists say they are developing a new type of 'green' rocket propellant that consists of a frozen mixture of water and "nanoscale aluminum" powder.

The aluminum-ice, or so-called Alice, propellant is described as being more environmentally friendly than conventional propellants and could be manufactured on the moon, Mars or other water-bearing bodies.

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