|Hybrid Propulsion Demonstration Project|
|The 250k Program|
|The HPDP has conducted three tests of 250,000 lbf thrust hybrid rocket
motors. Two of the 250k motors were built. Motor #1 was fired on 9-July-1999.
Motor #2 was fired on 13-August-1999 and again on 9-September-1999.
Following the first firing of 250k motor #2, the NASA Stennis Space Center release the following press release and a version of the picture to the right (click on it for a larger version.
As stated in the press release "The tests ... demonstrate[d] two different methods of ignition, as well as different methods of injecting the oxidizer."
|The Sounding Rocket Program|