Aluminum rocket propulsion

Duncan Law-Green reports on a project at the University of Hertfordshire that is developing a hybrid rocket motor that burns a mixture of CO2 and aluminum: CO2-aluminium hybrid rockets for Mars – Rocketeers.

Dick Stafford recalls the ALICE (Aluminum/Ice) propulsion research at Purdue: ALCOTOO propellant – The Original Rocket Dungeon

Here’s a video about the Hertfordshire work:


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