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Explosive fuel typically used in high-performance rocket propulsion. A portmanteau of kaboom and consumable, a kaboomable is any fuel, oxidizer, or propellant that under non-ideal circumstances can result in loss of the vehicle and or personnel. Most hypergolic propellants are considered kaboomable.
1. The first stage of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle is one of the largest solid-fuel rocket boosters in the world and carries 138 tonnes of kaboomables with a diameter of 2.8 m.

2. The Space Shuttle Orbital Maneuvering System (OMS) is fueled with kaboomables prior to launch.
by Dangerous Doug June 16, 2014

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