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  • Rights: © Copyright. 2011. University of Waikato. All Rights Reserved. Published 30 November 2011 Size: 110 KB Referencing Hub media

    A liquid propellant engine pumps liquid fuel and liquid propellant into the combustion chamber. The hot gases are ejected through a narrow throat. Ejecting more mass per second at higher speeds increases thrust.

    Diagram based on an original by NASA.

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