hybrid rocket


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hybrid rocket

[′hī·brəd ′räk·ət]
(aerospace engineering)
A rocket with an engine utilizing a liquid propellant with a solid propellant in the same rocket engine.
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The hybrid rocket engines for the project are being developed by a team at Nammo, headed by Onno Verberne, vice-president for space and offshore.
A DHA announcement said that DSU's 'Hybrid Rocket Engine' (Pakistan's first hybrid rocket engine program) won the coveted first position and a cash prize of Rs 20,000, while DSU's 'Solar-Powered Airplane' won the second place and a cash prize of Rs 15,000.
The Valkyrie features a hybrid rocket system to propel the driver and its two passengers across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah - famous for its land speed record heritage.
The Valkyrie vehicle, which is a cross between a dragster and a hypercar, features a hybrid rocket system to propel the driver and its two passengers at soaring speeds across the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah - famous for its land speed record heritage.
In May, Virgin Galactic and their partners Scaled Comp osites In May, Virgin Galactic and their partners Scaled Comp osites switched to an alternati ve type of fuel for the hybrid rocket switched to an alternati ve type of fuel for the hybrid rocket motor.
The lower chassis below the jet is made of aluminium and steel, and houses the NAMMO hybrid rocket.
The explosion occurred after the plane separated from its 'WhiteKnightTwo' carrier airplane and fired its hybrid rocket engine, said Stuart Witt, general manager of the Mojave Air and Space Port.
SS2's propulsion system has been developed by Sierra Nevada Corp and is the world's largest operational hybrid rocket motor.
If it were fired up into the air, it could reach an altitude of 25,000ft, and it is not quiet - the hybrid rocket will be louder than a 747 jet aeroplane with a volume of 180 decibels.
There are a EUROJET EJ200 turbofan jet, a hybrid rocket with an average thrust of 111 kN, and a 750-hp V8 Cosworth CA2010 Formula 1 engine, which is being used as an auxiliary power unit.
This will takes the car to 300mph (480 km/h), after which a bespoke hybrid rocket boosts the car up to 1,000 miles per hour The supersonic car has roughly the same power as 180 F1 cars.
25 lakh) for work on a hybrid rocket motor for its suborbital Hermes spaceplane.