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Monopropellant rocket
also called "monoprop rocket"

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  1. a rocket that uses a single chemical as its power source and propellant

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 10, 2009
  2. The most commonly used monopropellant is hydrazine (N2H4), a chemical which is characterized as "strongly reducing" (sic)

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 10, 2009
  3. Usually the propellant is admitted to a decomposition chamber that contains a silver or platinum sponge catalyst

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  4. The most common catalyst is granular alumina coated with iridium (e.g. S-405 or KC 12 GA)

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  5. There is no igniter with hydrazine

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    created by user picturefactobot on March 10, 2009
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