BLOODHOUND’s new 1,000mph Hybrid Rocket

BLOODHOUND’s rocket partner, Nammo, sucessfully fired the new hydrid rocket. This firing lasted for a predefined 16 seconds, producing a maximum thrust of 30 kN (or 3 tonnes). The temperature in the rocket reached 2,500°C and 1,400°C in the plume.

The rocket started instantly after ignition and the firing was terminated in a controlled manner by closing the main oxidiser valve.

BLOODHOUND will use one rocket for high speed testing 2015 and a cluster of three rockets to reach 1,000mph in 2016. Find out more at


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