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Saturday, December 13, 2003
Armadillo Aerospace News: Engine development, preparing for flight
We went through 70 gallons of peroxide this week. We have worked out a nice system for extended length testing – we pump four gallons of peroxide at a time into five gallon carboys, and fill one gallon jugs with the right amount of methanol (about 3 liters). To make a run, all we have to do is dump a methanol jug into a carboy and shake it up. Because quenching is one of our major concerns, we aren’t bothering with any shorter runs. Our peroxide supply seems to be all straightened out, so we might as well make the runs long. Read More
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