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Bloodhound‘s new 1,000mph hybrid rocket, which will be used for high speed testing in 2015, successfully tested by Nammo.   Take a look at the video…

This firing lasted for a predefined 16 seconds, producing a maximum thrust of 30 kN (or 3 tonnes). The temperature in the rocket reached 2,500°C and 1,400°C in the plume.



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The rocket by Nammo started instantly after ignition and the firing was terminated in a controlled manner by closing the main oxidiser valve.
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