Reply to post: Re: Oxygen is not flammable

Elon burning to get Falcon back on the launchpad

cray74

Re: Oxygen is not flammable

There was a move a few years ago to use titanium first stages. Titanium is tricky to ignite, but burns in nitrogen...

Titanium has a lower ignition temperature in oxygen than nitrogen. It's not a panacea for handling liquid oxygen.

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