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Hybrid Propulsion Demonstration Project
General Information
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. 

HPDP 250k #2 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
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Team Members