New RocketMotorTwo Test Firing Last Week


The latest entry on Scaled Composites’s test summaries page. They’re still examining the internal geometry of the burn.

Fire: 11
Date: 7 June 12

Objectives:
Eleventh 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 50 second hot fire as planned. Duration of burn chosen to allow examination of internal geometry.