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Changes in the use of cryogenic propellants in space

Near-term exploration beyond low Earth orbit will require the use of cryogenic propellants and in-space cryogenic propellant storage durations will exceed our current capabilities by at least two orders of magnitude. This will require the development of a whole range of technologies.
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__truncato_root__>According to W. Notardonato from Kennedy Space Centre , a new phase in US human space exploration is dawning with the retirement of the space shuttle fleet. Near-term exploration beyond low Earth orbit will require the use of cryogenic propellants and in-space cryogenic propell...

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