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Making Bio-Based Rocket Fuel

Rocket fuel is buy drug propecia the www.cathedral-elpaso.org latest in a long line of levitra pfizer canada fuels being developed from bio sources instead of being produced from petrochemicals. Numerous other fuels have been developed from bio-diesel and usa levitra synthetic gasolines to aviation fuels are now being made from microorganisms or from converting bio feedstocks. And now, scientists from the Georgia Institute of Technology and the Joint BioEnergy Institute have been able to produce a key component of JP-10 high energy fuel from bacterial sources.

Pinene is a component that is used in fuels that are used for missiles and rockets. It is found in tree sap, but it is primarily extracted from crude oil. Since only a small amount of pinene can be produced from each barrel of crude oil, it is expensive and difficult to obtain.

The researchers developed strains of E. coli which has been able to produce small quantities of tramadol no perscrption pinene in the laboratory. There are still further steps to take before this becomes scalable and commercially viable, but the initial development has been the major milestone, and researchers on the project expect to be able to further improve the viagra china process as they continue their work.

There is also a much stronger economic drive to develop bio-based rocket fuel as compared to other fuels. At present, petroleum-based JP-10 costs about $25 per gallon, so a difference of a dollar or two per gallon could be significant, as well as being able to produce fuel for space travel without needing ot rely on petrochemical sources.

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via: Solar Thermal Magazine

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written by Anya Felix, March 29, 2014
This is great smilies/smiley.gif I read a couple of years ago that they were even developing Hydrogen based fuels, which have hydrogen as their core component instead of carbon. This Hydrogen fuels would be very useful because we wouldn't even have to change the cars of today; we would just pour in Hydrogen fuel instead of regular gas in our cars, and it would work!
I don't know whether we would have to make any car engine modifications if bio-based fuels ever make it to the mainstream.
Still, I'm really psyched about the new types of fuel developing. Does anyone know how much oil we have left?
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written by Wulf, April 04, 2014
JP-10 isn’t really a rocket fuel – it’s a fuel used in cruise missiles (hence JP- rather than RP-). Synthetic pinene could have many applications, but I doubt rocket fuel will ever be one of them.

As far as green rocket fuels go, moving away from APCP would make the biggest difference.

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