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H-II - Background
... Prior to H-II, NASDA had to use components licensed by the United States in its rockets ... particular, crucial technologies of the H-I and its predecessors were from the Delta rockets ... the LE-7 liquid-fuel engine of the first stage and the solid booster rockets ...
Propulsive Efficiency - Estimation - Rocket Engines
... A rocket engine's is usually high due to the high combustion temperatures and pressures, and long nozzle employed ... Rocket engines have a slightly different propulsive efficiency than airbreathing jet engines as the lack of intake air changes the form of the equation ... This also means that rockets are able to exceed their exhaust velocity ...
Luis Scola - NBA Career - Houston Rockets
... rights to Scola, along with center-forward Jackie Butler, to the Houston Rockets, in return for Vassilis Spanoulis, a future second-round draft pick, and cash considerations ... He signed with the Rockets soon after and his sticky buyout situation was resolved a few days later ... Scola signed a three-year contract with the Rockets, at a salary of $9.5 million ...
Fathul Mujahidin
... Tippu Sultan, a ruler of the Kingdom of Mysore, considered a pioneer in the use of rocket artillery ... He used rockets in battle with the British Army in the 1792 Siege of Srirangapatna, a battle at the end of the Third Anglo-Mysore War ... In the manual he defined 200 men to handle rockets within each of the Mysore cushoons, with 16 to 24 cushoons of infantry ...
Rio Grande Valley Vipers - Players Assigned From NBA Teams
... Steve Novak – assigned by the Houston Rockets on November 11, 2007 Aaron Brooks – assigned by the Houston Rockets on December 6, 2007 Cedric Simmons – assigned by the ...

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    The Thirties dreamed white marble and slipstream chrome, immortal crystal and burnished bronze, but the rockets on the Gernsback pulps had fallen on London in the dead of night, screaming. After the war, everyone had a car—no wings for it—and the promised superhighway to drive it down, so that the sky itself darkened, and the fumes ate the marble and pitted the miracle crystal.
    William Gibson (b. 1948)