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January 16th, 2007 - Adventures in Engineering — LiveJournal
The wanderings of a modern ronin.

Ben Cantrick
  Date: 2007-01-16 18:33
  Subject:   XCOR fires off their methane/LOX engine.
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http://www.xcor.com/press-releases/2007/07-01-16_XCOR_begins_methane_engine_testing.html


Look at the mach diamonds in that thing! Gotta be eight of them at least. Awesome. Methane/LOX clocks in at 370 secs. theoretical Isp, which isn't as good as LH/LOX but is still better than every other small-scale rocket engine technology I've see so far.
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