Did You Know?
NASA is the largest consumer of liquid hydrogen in the United States.
NASA uses approximately 10 million pounds of liquid hydrogen per year at six locations in five states.
In the past 45 years, NASA has purchased more than 350 million pounds of hydrogen and transported it safely across millions of miles by truck, rail and barge.
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