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ARCA Space: News Update

Published by spacecowboy on Tue Jun 1, 2004 4:06 pm
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chabot imageAeronautics and Cosmonautics Romanian Assoc. (ARCA) latest news update:

May 30 – World first composite materials reusable monopropellant rocket engine was “push” today to full thrust for 20 sec. This major success was obtained after 11 preliminary tests in which the test team measured different parameters (temperature, pressure, fuel flow, etc). The engine is in perfect condition and is ready to resume tests at any time. In short time the engine will be tested at full time and then it will be placed on board of demonstrator rocket for the first flight. Picture1 & Picture2

May 22 – OLTCHIM, our sponsor, offered today a new quantity of hydrogen peroxide for engine tests and for the incoming flight.

April 22 – An Air Force anti-G suit was rented by ARCA for familiarization. Andrei Hapenciuc, our electronic responsible wear the suit and an official X Prize hat in those photos. Picture1 & Picture2

Click Here to visit the Aeronautics and Cosmonautics Romanian Assoc. Official Website.

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