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Russian rocket goes BOOM again – this time with a crew on it

Nigel Campbell

> The limit is apparently seals and washers in the manoeuvering systems, the propellant used makes them start to degrade.

Gotta love Hydrazine - Corrosive, highly toxic, carginogenic, explosive at a wide variety of vapour concentrations and hypergolic with a wide variety of industrial and domestic materials.

When you see folks talking about green propellants, what they really mean is 'anything but f-ing Hydrazine.'

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