RML Hybrid Separation Test

Video Caption: On November 10th RML had the 3rd successful hybrid rocket engine test. Testing 100mm Dinitrogenoxid and Pur, all tests with success.

The team has been testing how long it takes the rocket exhaust to burn through various sized metal rods, this will be used to drop the early guidance system. I presume this is the wire guided system intended to be used at launch to avoid a long launch rail while keeping the rocket stable until aerodynamic forces can properly take over. Interorbital Systems recently used this approach, but it has also been employed by the French on their early sounding rockets.


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