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monopropellant


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A rocket propellant that has the fuel and oxidizer already mixed together. A chemical reaction, normally caused by a catalyst, produces the energy. Monopropellants can be solid or liquid. Hydrozine, a liquid fuel, is used in a catalytic decomposition engine, flowing over a heated catalyst to decompose and create a temperature of about 927°C.

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