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Re: Rocket Science



> Another curiosity on a similar topic is my shuttle toxicology book lists
> both hydrazine and monomethylhydrazine as shuttle hazards. I can only find
> references to the MMH being onboard. Anyone know if there really is
> hydrazine present and what shuttle system it's used for?

The attitude control system uses it. 

Apparently the fuel smells of fish. And, so they say, if you can smell it
its too late; its about to kill you (or something almost as nasty).

73
Richard W L Limebear G3RWL
g3rwl@amsat.org
FOC # 1188

          So many beautiful girls ..... (sob) so little time
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