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Sudden occurrence of "bubbles" or voids in liquids under certain conditions - can damage materials on contact.

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How (actually) do sub-cooled propellants reduce cavitation within turbo pumps and make feed easier?

Starting at about 32:38: "We sub-cool the oxygen and methane to densify it, so compared to... propellants normally used close to their boiling point in most rockets, in our case we actually load ...