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Propellant depot         
UNCREWED ORBITAL FUEL STATION
In-space refueling; CRYOTE; Space gas station; Analytical Mechanics Associates; Propellant Depot; Propellant transfer; Space resource depot; Propellant tanker; Space tanker; In-orbit refueling; Propellant depot
An orbital propellant depot is a cache of propellant that is placed in orbit around Earth or another body to allow spacecraft or the transfer stage of the spacecraft to be fueled in space. It is one of the types of space resource depots that have been proposed for enabling infrastructure-based space exploration.
Orbital propellant depot         
UNCREWED ORBITAL FUEL STATION
In-space refueling; CRYOTE; Space gas station; Analytical Mechanics Associates; Propellant Depot; Propellant transfer; Space resource depot; Propellant tanker; Space tanker; In-orbit refueling; Propellant depot
An orbital propellant depot is a cache of propellant that is placed in orbit around Earth or another body to allow spacecraft or the transfer stage of the spacecraft to be fueled in space. It is one of the types of space resource depots that have been proposed for enabling infrastructure-based space exploration.
Propellant         
CHEMICAL SUBSTANCE USED FOR PROPULSION OR PRESSURIZATION
Propellent; Propellants; Solid-propellant; Solid propellant; Propelant; Propellant efficiency; Propellant charge; Gun propellant; Storable propellant; Storable-propellant; Chemical propellant
A propellant (or propellent) is a mass that is expelled or expanded in such a way as to create a thrust or other motive force in accordance with Newton's third law of motion, and "propel" a vehicle, projectile, or fluid payload. In vehicles, the engine that expels the propellant is called a reaction engine.