Another RM2 Test Firing Last Week

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RocketMotorTwo test firing file photo. (Credit: Virgin Galactic)

RocketMotorTwo test firing file photo. (Credit: Virgin Galactic)

RocketMotorTwo Hot-Fire Test Summary
(Via Scaled Composites)

Fire: 24
Date: 24 Jan 13

Objectives:

Twenty-fourth 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.

Editor’s Note:  Once again, Scaled is not providing the length of the burn. Without knowing that, it’s difficult to determine precisely what was tested and why.