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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #380 on: 07/13/2017 08:28 PM »
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https://twitter.com/vectorspacesys/status/885587563129458688

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Successful test of @vectorspacesys 1st stage engine made in #Tucson manufacturing facility w/ new AL #3Dprinting injector & spark igniter

https://twitter.com/jamesncantrell/status/885593016332832768

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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #381 on: 07/14/2017 10:34 PM »
A short test:

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Vid of 1st stage engine test funded by @DARPA & @NASA_Marshall 1st use of spark igniter on 5k-lbf engine to improve performance & efficiency

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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #382 on: 07/15/2017 12:00 AM »
Note the size of the feeds and the run tanks.

Still not full size full  duration burn?

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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #383 on: 07/15/2017 08:08 AM »
Note the size of the feeds and the run tanks.

That nozzle is some high quality carbon fiber construction though.

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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #384 on: 07/15/2017 08:51 PM »
Still not full size full  duration burn?

Not unless you were only planning to lift about 100ft off the deck... oh...

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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #385 on: 07/15/2017 09:05 PM »
That nozzle is some high quality carbon fiber construction though.

I am genuinely not sure if you are being sarcastic or not... Are you joking?

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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #386 on: 07/15/2017 11:26 PM »
That nozzle is some high quality carbon fiber construction though.

I am genuinely not sure if you are being sarcastic or not... Are you joking?

C'mon look at it.

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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #387 on: 07/16/2017 12:11 AM »
That nozzle is some high quality carbon fiber construction though.

I am genuinely not sure if you are being sarcastic or not... Are you joking?

C'mon look at it.

This sniping gets a bit annoying. The least you could do to contribute to the thread is post what you are looking at and talking about

Orion - the first and only manned not-too-deep-space craft

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Re: Vector Space Systems
« Reply #388 on: 07/16/2017 06:38 AM »
That nozzle is some high quality carbon fiber construction though.

I am genuinely not sure if you are being sarcastic or not... Are you joking?

C'mon look at it.

This sniping gets a bit annoying. The least you could do to contribute to the thread is post what you are looking at and talking about

I just zoomed in on one of the pics posted but yeah those are better shots.

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