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Air Force Extends Secret Space Plane’s Mysterious Mission

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posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 11:08 AM
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To all who asked about why the technicians are wearing hazmat suits, its because of Hydrazine. Hydrazine is an additive to different kinds of rocket fuel. Heres a wiki link to it

en.wikipedia.org...

"On February 21, 2008, the United States government destroyed the disabled spy satellite USA 193 with a sea-launched missile, reportedly due to the potential danger of a hydrazine release if it re-entered the Earth's atmosphere intact "

en.wikipedia.org... heres a link about that satellite with more details

Also recently there was that incident with that 'lost' russian satellite. The danger there again, was the hydrazine. After the two shuttle disasters they were issueing warnings saying if you found debris from them do not touch them and call authorities because of the potential contamination. So ya nothing unusual about them walking around like that.
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posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 11:16 PM
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Without clicking on the links, what is the problem of Hydrazine? What happens when people are exposed to it? Thanks, btw, for clearing up why staff need to wear bio-suits.



posted on Dec, 11 2011 @ 11:30 PM
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Originally posted by Jason88
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Without clicking on the links, what is the problem of Hydrazine? What happens when people are exposed to it? Thanks, btw, for clearing up why staff need to wear bio-suits.


What is benzine and hydrazine dangerous because it's flammable? Other than I drew one once a Benzine ring once because I thought it looked neat, I don't know. It is colorless with a sweet smell and very flamable. Western "culture" things.

Usually new kinds of (chasing spiders) weaponry, machines, airplanes, that aren't even being flown by humans. Chemicals dumping or sprayed on it is part of it, they are wearing suits so thinking the "waste issue" has been resolved.
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posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 02:13 PM
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This "space drone" is fascinating. I had not heard of this before. I would imagine it has a large number of uses. I wonder why they are in no hurry to bring it back?



posted on Jan, 19 2012 @ 02:16 PM
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I feel there may be more then 1 up there and they are observing some celestial "things" as well as setting up to potentially PROTECT a country from a earth native threat. SMH @ a threat from the home sphere to the home sphere...



posted on Jan, 21 2012 @ 02:34 PM
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Maybe something to do with radiation? I don't know, just putting speculation out there.

Ben.



posted on Jan, 21 2012 @ 03:19 PM
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This is a pretty interesting article, just posted yesterday... Read the last half. The X-37B has been MIA since the 12th, and has done this twice before (this second mission), according to several amateur tracking groups.

Interesting stuff indeed!


NASA X-37B Space Plane MIA



posted on Jan, 21 2012 @ 03:53 PM
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Thanks for the info... that's really interesting, what is it doing up there? I'll check out your thread.



posted on Jan, 26 2012 @ 03:48 PM
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probly use for sience research like ivestigating the efects of sun flares extra



posted on Jan, 26 2012 @ 04:01 PM
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Originally posted by Jason88
Are hazmat suits needed to be worn around all vehicles returning from space?

If it has a hydrogen peroxide engine, it makes sense. That stuff is really nasty and protective gear has been required around it ever since the Nazis used it to power their rocket planes in WWII.



posted on Jan, 26 2012 @ 04:09 PM
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Another thought it may have a emp device and can target any country for shut down of any electrical devices, like planes



posted on Feb, 21 2012 @ 01:08 AM
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Hydrazine is a colorless toxic liquid fuel with an ammonia like odor, primarily used in satellites and space vehicles. Short term exposure to it can produce a range of reactions. Ranging from minor irritation of the nose, throat and eyes to dizzyness and nausea. In the worst cases it can cause seizures, coma or even death

The fuel storage tank had become quite cold in space, resulting in the hydrazine's solidification.
The fear was that the tank would survive re-entry, creating slush and gas, if this impacted a populated area hydrazine gas would have been released causing a disaster I would not like to try and calculate.

The sensors on the impact vehicle as well as the equipment tracking the objects had to be completely rebuilt. The crew of the U.S.S. Lake Erie trained for three weeks prior, learning a entirely new way to do something they train their entire careers for. They were able to track and intercept something 285 km above the earths surface turning the craft and the hydrazine into... and I quote "plasma".

Had they been able to shoot it down with this "secret space plane" we would never have known in the first place..... "hold on let me put some sand over your ears your head isnt completely buried.

Side note: Our good friend china shot one of their weather satellites almost out of orbit but they caught it a little higher than they should have... sooooo for the next 200 years we get to enjoy 5,000 lbs of space debris in about 200,000 pieces orbiting our earth.

from brushless car washes to ballistic missiles that can turn a 4,500 lbs satellite into pulled pork with only the energy transfer of the impact as a destructive force. The United States does it better. Ask anyone who's pissed us off



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