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 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.
and aerospace experts, successfully launched a hybrid rocket using candies for fuel for the first time in the world.
In May, Virgin Galactic and their partners Scaled Composites switched to an alternative 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.
The addition of ORBITEC's high performance Vortex liquid rocket engines to SNC's flight-proven hybrid rocket motor products allows SNC to provide a complete range of propulsion solutions for our customers.
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.