Fast-Igniting Fuel Could Be Part Of SpaceX Accident Probe Written 24 April 2019

24 April 2019
The Los Angeles Times reports that the use of “hypergolic propellants” by SpaceX could be part of “the investigation into an accident Saturday during a ‘static fire’ test of a Crew Dragon’s SuperDraco engines in Florida.” The SuperDraco thrusters are “powered by monomethylhydrazine and nitrogen tetroxide – propellants that, when combined, immediately ignite.” (Image Credit: NASA)
Full Story (Los Angeles Times)