Date: 05 Nov 99 00:04:09 From: "samsmart" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Organization: MindSpring Enterprises References: 1 2 3 4 5
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Bob Mann wrote in message ... >Perhaps this has been stated before; if not, the Space Shuttle boosters >and main engines produce the loudest, most distinct crackle, due to (as >others suggest) transonic/supersonic exhaust flow mixing. Similar to that of a 'top-fuel' drag racer. The nitro-methane/alcohol mix they use is highly flammable.