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Oxidiser: Electric. Oxidiser.Comments: The many versions of electric engines use electric or magnetic fields to accelerate ionized elements to high velocity, creating thrust.
Fuel: Mercury. Fuel Density: 13.50 g/cc. Fuel Freezing Point: -39.00 deg C. Fuel Boiling Point: 357.00 deg C. Fuel.Comments: Proposed as propellant for some ion motors.
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