July 15, 2012
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July 15, 2012

I believe I checked yesterday and didn’t see any changes but today Doug Messier reports on a new entry in the Scaled Composites’ RocketMotorTwo Hot-Fire Test Summaries:

Fire: 14
Date: 12 Jul 12

Objectives:
Fourteenth full scale flight design RM2 hot-fire.
Continued evaluation of all systems and components:
– Pressurization
– Valve/Injector
– Fuel formulation and geometry
– Nozzle
– Structure
– Performance

Results:
All objectives completed. Performed targeted 55 second hot fire as planned. Duration of burn chosen to allow examination of internal geometry.

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