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First firing of European staged-combustion demonstration engine

Submit on Thursday, February 28th, 2008 06:00

The first hot firing test of a reduced-scale demonstration version of a closed-cycle, staged-combustion rocket engine has recently been achieved at the Lampoldshausen test facility of the German Aerospace Center (DLR). This development work is part of ESA’s Future Launchers Preparatory Programme (FLPP).

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