UCLA Rocket Project - Feb 5, 2011 - HyPE 1A Static Fire

UCLA Rocket Project static firing the HyPE 1A Test Engine. Fuel is aluminized paraffin, oxidizer is nitrous oxide. There was a problem with the nitrogen pressurization system which prevented the engine from starting properly. The cause is believed to have been a seized check valve. Nominal thrust is 1000 lbs, this test peaked at 200 lbs.

Author uclarocketproject
Duration 92 seconds
Rating Best

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