TITLE

Safer rocket to boost future shuttle

AUTHOR(S)
Coppinger, Rob
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);5/31/2002, Vol. 291 Issue 7604, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on a pre-burner design and fuel injection technology which is set to power the next generation space shuttle into orbit following tests carried out in Great Britain in May 2002. Details of a staged rocket booster being developed through a joint venture between Pratt & Whitney and Aerojet Propulsion; Information on the Cobra engine; Competitor of Pratt & Whitney's rocket motor.
ACCESSION #
7113853

 

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