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- adj. Not fueled.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not supplied with fuel; not fed with fuel.
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- adj. not provided with fuel
No, not Apollo 13 ( "Houston, we have a problem"), ultimately a triumph, fully captured here, but Apollo 1, in which astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger Chaffee burned to death while performing a simulated countdown in a test capsule atop an unfueled rocket.
That crack is very shallow, but, nevertheless, was discovered after an inspection after those two events where they filled up the fuel tank with fuel and unfueled it.
In the MSR-ISPP plan a single Delta 2 is used to send a single unfueled Mars ascent vehicle MAV to the Martian surface together with a rover.
With an unfueled Shuttle aboard, it weighs about 11 million pounds.
These are not ready to launch on warning: their warheads are kept in storage and the missiles themselves are unfueled.
Moreover, China’s ICBMs can’t be quickly launched; the warheads are stored separately, and the missiles are kept unfueled.