TITLE

Reach for the stars

AUTHOR(S)
Bains, Elizabeth
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
ICIS Chemical Business;5/7/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 65, p46
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that Degussa has been signed up by the Russian space agency to supply highly concentrated hydrogen peroxide fuel to its Soyuz rockets. Degussa will be supplying 82.5% pure hydrogen peroxide, which requires special care during transportation. The supply contract initially covers five rocket launches from the new European space center in Kourou, in French Guyana. The first lift-off is scheduled for the end of 2008.
ACCESSION #
25401667

 

Related Articles

  • Soviets upgrading space transports to support manned station activities. Lenorovitz, J.M. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/23/1989, Vol. 131 Issue 17, p49 

    Discusses the Soviet Union's plans to modify its Soyuz TM and Progress transport spacecraft to improve their capabilities for supporting the country's manned space station program. Upgrades; Uses; Equipment.

  • Soviets employ modified reentry procedure following TM-9 thermal blanket problems.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;8/27/90, Vol. 133 Issue 9, p68 

    Discusses the Soviet Union's use of a modified reentry procedure for Soyuz TM-9 in order to increase safety margins following thermal blanket problems encountered during its orbital mission.

  • Untitled.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/5/1993, Vol. 139 Issue 1, p21 

    Reports on a Franco-Russian space flight using the Soyuz TM-17. Lift off on July 1, 1993; Composition of spacepilots; Purpose and duration of the flight; Number of experiments conducted at the Mir space station; Relief cosmonauts.

  • New Russian/French flight launched to Mir.  // Aviation Week & Space Technology;2/2/1998, Vol. 148 Issue 5, p26 

    Reports on the launch of the joint Russian/French Soyuz TM-27 space vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome on January 29, 1998. The critical coordination issues involved with the mission which will send the vehicle to dock with the Mir space station; Details of the three life sciences experiments...

  • Damaged Soyuz spacecraft puts cosmonauts at risk. Covault, C. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;5/21/1990, Vol. 132 Issue 21, p18 

    Covers the damage done to the Soviet Soyuz TM-9 manned transport vehicle and the emergency extravehicular activity (EVA) planned to repair it, so the two cosmonauts aboard the Mir space station will have a reliable emergency escape vehicle. Requirements for repair; Soviet concerns; Damaged...

  • Life boat idea afloat. Lavitt, Michael O. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;1/4/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1, p15 

    States that NPO Energia's work on the feasibility of using Soyuz TM spacecraft as assured crew return vehicles for the US/international space station will enter a new, more detailed phase. Two weeks of Houston meetings found no `show stoppers' to the economical use of the Russian capsule as...

  • NEWS IN BRIEF. Todd, Martin // European Chemical News;6/2/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2055, p10 

    Reports the decision of MedAvox/Degussa to increase prices for all grades of hydrogen peroxide in Italy effective July 1, 2003.

  • RUSSIAN ROCKETS TAKE OFF. Vandermey, Anne // Fortune International (Europe);11/21/2011, Vol. 164 Issue 8, p8 

    The article presents a photograph of a Russian Soyuz rocket being transported by train to a launch pad in Kazakhstan, and presents statistics about costs of space flight.

  • RUSSIAN ROCKETS TAKE OFF. Vandermey, Anne // Fortune;11/21/2011, Vol. 164 Issue 8, p18 

    The article presents a photograph of a Russian Soyuz rocket being transported by train to a launch pad in Kazakhstan, and presents statistics about costs of space flight.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics