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RL-10 Engine Gallery


Detail of the regenerative cooling tubes just aft of the throat.

This part of the thrust chamber is constructed of 180 tubes, and the tube cross-section is basically round. At the hydrogen inlet manifold, another 180 tubes are introduced into the nozzle wall, and the cross-section is much flatter.

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Time picture taken Sat Jul 15 13:25:11 2006
Location picture taken Main Indoor Exhibit Gallery
"Old" Museum
U.S. Space & Rocket Center
Huntsville, AL
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