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SAFRON Propulsion Solide - Bordeaux, France

About a week ago we visited several companies in Bordeaux, including Safran. Although we weren’t able to talk pictures, they did give us a guided tour of their facility. 775 more words

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Finding Launch Cost Serenity with FireFly

SpaceX isn’t the only launch company boasting about cheap launch prices.  According to this GigaOm post, Firefly is a company that will be trying to compete with SpaceX.   379 more words

John Holst

Global Marine Propulsion Engine Market to 2018 - Market Size, Growth, and Forecasts in Over 50 Countries - MarketResearchReports.Biz


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HM 5.6 Hot Fire

A hot fire was conducted this weekend with mixed results. We used a steel nozzle expecting it not to melt for a short 2 second burn, however the area of the nozzle more than doubled during the test.

Propulsion

How Does a Jet Engine Work?


Another great video from General Electric. It explains in plain english how a jet engine works!

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HRE I Nozzle Design

Design 

The nozzle will have a conical profile due to its proven performance and ease of manufacture. The throat was designed with a  diameter of 0.1875 inches based on the size limitations placed on the nozzle by the structural components. 518 more words

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Nozzle Performance Calculation and Corrective Factors

Performance Calculation

In this review of nozzle performance calculation, I will not be going through derivations of the formulae or discussing their origins. An intermediate level understanding of thermodynamics and general physics is assumed, and the formulae are presented are those that apply to simple conical nozzles. 312 more words

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