Experimental Performance and Selection of Cryogenic Rocket Insulation Systems

  • R. J. Frainier
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 6)


There appears to be general agreement that the next generation of rockets developed for both manned and unmanned exploration of space will utilize liquid O2-H2 propellant systems. Hydrogen also appears as an attractive working fluid for the nuclear and ion engines now in the research stage.


Liquid Hydrogen Staging Time Insulation System Model Tank Liquid Oxygen 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1961

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. J. Frainier
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  1. 1.Linde CompanyDivision of Union Carbide CorporationTonawandaUSA

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