Video Caption: California State Polytechnic University Pomona static test of their motor for the 30,000′ FAR-1030 competition. Friends of Amateur Rocketry (aka FAR) test and launch facility in the Mojave Desert. Motor was an O-4300 impulse apcp experimental propellant.
See the full Facebook post here.
Great to see this amount of money being injected into helping build the next generation of aerospace leaders.
The team also feature in Cal Poly’s digital magazine where you can get to know their Bronco launch vehicle and members of the team, you can read the article here.
Cal Poly Space Systems recently conducted a test of their HM-7 hybrid rocket engine.
The engine is fueled by Nitrous Oxide and Hydroxyl Terminated Polybutadiene (HTPB), and is designed to produce 400lbf of thrust for 12sec.
Video Caption: Cal Poly Space Systems‘ (CPSS) second test fire of Hybrid Motor 7 (HM-7).
Test Conducted on March 15, 2016
Fuel: Hydroxyl Terminated Polybutadiene (HTPB)
Oxidizer: Nitrous Oxide
Isp: 227 sec