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Project News Build your own rocket car at BTC!

Tuesday, 4 August, 2015

News

This summer you are invited to build and race your own rocket car in one of our exciting family workshops at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre, right next to where we are building the real BLOODHOUND Car.

Education News

Rocket Car Challenge at Chafyn Grove School

Monday, 3 August, 2015

News

BLOODHOUND Ambassador David Hanson recently visited Chafyn Grove primary school in Salisbury to do a model rocket car workshop with Jas Thandi, BLOODHOUND's Model Rocket Car Challenge Co-ordinator

Engineering News

BLOODHOUND SSC - The 1000 miles per hour car

Monday, 3 August, 2015

News

See the Trans World Sport feature on the BLOODHOUND Super Sonic Car which is a jet and rocket-powered vehicle which has been designed to break the 1000 miles per hour barrier.

Project News

Andy Green's Race Helmet Revealed

Thursday, 23 July, 2015

News

Based on the winning design from 11yr old Sam James, who's drawing won the helmet design competition from a few years ago

Cisco Bloodhound TV

BLOODHOUND's rivets

Monday, 20 July, 2015

Bloodhound TV

BLOODHOUND SSC uses an astonishing 16,000 rivets in its construction, but how have they developed over the centuries they've been used? [with music by Al Lethbridge].

Project News

BLOODHOUND Bromptons

Tuesday, 14 July, 2015

News

Brompton Bicycles gifts two nifty folding bikes to The BLOODHOUND Project

Picture of the week

Rear deltas

Monday, 13 July, 2015

Picture of the Week

Technicians from the Royal Air Force's 71 Squadron trial fit the rear deltas to the car. These are the aerodynamic structures that cover the rear suspension.

Project News

300 model rocket cars fired at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Thursday, 9 July, 2015

News

The BLOODHOUND Education Team and Ambassadors from the British Army's REME helped children design, build and race 300+ rocket cars over the Goodwood Festival of Speed weekend.

Picture of the week

Jaguar ParachuteTest

Tuesday, 7 July, 2015

Picture of the Week

Jaguar and BLOODHOUND engineers plan out the 180mph parachute test.

Education News

Supporting BLOODHOUND at the Royal Bath and West Show

Monday, 6 July, 2015

News

The BLOODHOUND project attracted and engaged tens of thousands of excited visitors at this year’s Royal Bath and West Show. Adrian Polglase, Rolls-Royce BLOODHOUND Ambassador, relates his experience.

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