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Rocket Experts NAMMO Join The BLOODHOUND Project

Thursday, 19 December, 2013 - 07:13

The BLOODHOUND Project is proud to announce a new partnership with NAMMO, the rocket propulsion specialists. The company, based in Norway, will supply its hybrid rocket technology for use in BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car, the 1,000 mph Land Speed racing car now being constructed in Bristol, UK.

NAMMO rockets are used by the European Space Agency to separate the stages of Ariane 5, the world’s most reliable & commercially successful satellite launch vehicle.     Read more

Bloodhound Rocket Firing – Olympus High-Speed Story

Wednesday, 17 October, 2012 - 19:25

Placing eight Olympus i-SPEED 3 high-speed video cameras around the largest rocket to have been fired in the UK in 25 years was always going to be a challenge.  Add difficulties such as the fact that the test was to be run in a sealed bomb-proof hangar, communications and control was to be run 350 metres to a second command hangar and that the test by it’s very nature was a one-off all combined to make this one of the most challenging tests conducted by Olympus.