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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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"Rocket Propulsion" begins with the historical context and an introduction to top-level performance measures, and the progresses on to in-depth discussions of the chemical aspects of fluid flow combustion thermochemistry and chemical equilibrium, solid, liquid, and hybrid rocket propellants, mission requirements, and an overview of electric propulsion.
Examples include Florida-based startup Rocket Crafters Inc.'s Intrepid-1 hybrid rocket (made almost entirely of carbon fiber composites), SpaceX's Big Falcon Rocket (which will feature a large composite tank that stores pressurized liquid oxygen, as well as a carbon fiber upper stage), Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket (which will feature carbon fiber parts like nose cones and fairings), and United Launch Alliance's Vulcan rocket (which will include carbon fiber structures like payload fairings and interstage adapters).
Abarquez for the project "Design and Development of Low-Cost, High Performance Hybrid Rocket for Can Satellite Deployment Applications."
Hybrid rocket propulsion has attracted tremendous attention in the past decade due to its distinct characteristics and performance as compared to liquid and/or solid rocket propulsion.
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.
* Hybrid rocket fuel that matches solid fuel performance while creating a safer system that can be stopped and restarted in flight: The new boron-based system overcomes traditional difficulty of inefficient combustion with boron by elimination of hydrogen in the composition.
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.
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.
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.