Liquid Oxygen

Liquid oxygen — abbreviated LOx, LOX or Lox in the aerospace, submarine and gas industries — is one of the physical forms of elemental oxygen.

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Space Shuttle External Tank - Components - Hardware - Sensors
... The oxidizer sensors are mounted in the orbiter liquid oxygen feed line manifold downstream of the feed line disconnect ... The locations of the liquid oxygen sensors allow the maximum amount of oxidizer to be consumed in the engines, while allowing sufficient time to shut down the engines before the oxidizer ... In addition, 1,100 lb (500 kg) of liquid hydrogen are loaded over and above that required by the 6-1 oxidizer / fuel engine mixture ratio ...
Liquid Oxygen - History
... They were oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen, carbon monoxide, methane, and nitric oxide ... (1846–1929) in Switzerland succeeded in producing the first droplets of liquid air ... The first measurable quantity of liquid oxygen was produced by Polish professors Zygmunt Wróblewski and Karol Olszewski (Jagiellonian University in Krak ...
STS-133 - Shuttle Processing - Cracks in The External Tank
... insulation in the flange between the intertank and liquid Oxygen tank ... were found on the far left of removed foam on the flange area between the intertank and the liquid Oxygen tank ... Scanning of the stringers on the Liquid Oxygen/Intertank flange was completed on 23 November ...
Lehesten - WWII V-2 Facility
... After an August 1944 explosion at the Redl-Zipf V-2 liquid oxygen plant at Schlier stopped production, the third V-2 liquid oxygen plant (5000 tons/month) was built at a slate quarry at ... moved from Peenemünde to Lehesten, which eventually had 16 liquid oxygen production plants ...
Space Shuttle Main Engine - Components - Powerhead - Preburners
... positioned by the engine controller, which uses them to throttle the flow of liquid oxygen to the preburners and, thus, control engine thrust ... and fuel preburner oxidizer valves increase or decrease the liquid oxygen flow, thus increasing or decreasing preburner chamber pressure, HPOTP and HPFTP turbine speed, and liquid oxygen and gaseous ... The main oxidizer and main fuel valves control the flow of liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen into the engine and are controlled by each engine controller ...

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