Unreasonable testing; Selene’s Solid-Steam Rocket Motor

Paul Breed reports on a day of testing at the FAR site: Saturday Testing… – Unreasonable Rocket. === The Selene GLXP team was also testing its Solid-Steam Rocket Motor at FAR: World premiere – Successful static test firing of a solid steam hybrid rocket motor – SELENE/X PRIZE Foundation.

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> This was the first static firing of a prototype sugar and KNO3 propellant rocket motor with a water jacket copper motor casing cooling system. This provides a steam assist near the end of motor burn out using the water heated by the propellant cumbustion.

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