Vector obtains patent for LOX/Propylene rocket engine design
ector's smallsat launch vehicle is powered by engines that use liquid oxygen and propylene. Propylene is an unusual fuel for rockets but has some advantages over other fuels including high density, which allows for smaller tanks and turbopumps compared to kerosene and methane for a given level of performance.
September 26, 2018
Garvey Spacecraft Corporation (Acquired) Vector Space Systems