Sep 11, 2016

US Air Force advances rocket technology

Posted by in categories: energy, military, satellites

The United States is one step closer to eliminating its reliance on Russian technology to launch its military satellites.

The Hydrocarbon Boost Technology Demonstrator, a U.S. Air Force technology effort focused on development of Oxygen Rich Staged Combustion rocket engine technology, has recently completed its first full-scale component test at 100-percent power.

The development of Oxygen Rich Staged Combustion technology has been deemed a critical technology for the nation to help eliminate the United States’ reliance on foreign rocket propulsion technology.

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