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New SpaceShipTwo rocket motor test

15 Jul 2012, 20:21 UTC
New SpaceShipTwo rocket motor test
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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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