Monday, December 14, 2009

Test Date

Looks like I'll finally get a chance to test this motor this Saturday the 19th at the FAR site. Thanks for the suggestion Ben.

Here's the starter grain. Easily ignitable, fast burning KN/SU/RIO. For this test a standard BP igniter strung through the nozzle will be used to initiate ignition since the port in the bulkhead will be used to measure chamber pressure. This is approximately 15 grams of propellant.

3 comments:

Magnus Gudnaon said...

Hi Randy,

Good luck on the test. I´m very interested to see the results.

Randy Dormans said...

Thanks Magnus. I'm excited about finally firing it. It's been almost a year since I've been able to fire a motor and that was testing ablative materials for SStS; the motor itself was not very interesting.

R2K said...

How is SSTS going?