Ultra-cold storage—Liquid hydrogen may be fuel of the future

Technicians with Praxair pressurize the hydrogen trailer before offloading liquid hydrogen during a test of the Ground Operations Demo Unit for liquid hydrogen at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The system includes a 33,000 gallon liquid hydrogen storage tank with an internal cold heat exchanger supplied from a cryogenic refrigerator. The primary goal of the testing is to achieve a liquid hydrogen zero boil-off capability. The system was designed, installed and tested by a team of civil servants and contractors from the center’s Cryogenic Test Laboratory, with support from engineers at NASA’s Glenn Research Center in Cleveland and Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

Source: http://www.spacedaily.com/reports/Ultra_Cold_Storage___Liquid_Hydrogen_may_be_Fuel_of_the_Future_999.html/

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