Wednesday, November 20, 2013

New Rocket Engine Burns Wax and Laughing Gas - Video

NASA's Peregrine Hybrid Sounding Rocket motor was hot-fire tested at Ames Research Center on Nov. 12, 2013. 

It uses paraffin-based fuel and nitrous oxide as the oxidizer for highly efficient combustion. (looped)

Credit: NASA / AMES

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