The Bloodhound Project News & Events

Project News BLOODHOUND to make record attempt Q4 2019

Wednesday, 16 May, 2018


BLOODHOUND Project announces revised dates for 500mph runs in South Africa.


[Kids film] Fun science with Rob: Combustion

Tuesday, 30 May, 2017

Bloodhound TV

Our chief inspirer, Rob, explores combustion and how it generates thrust to blast BLOODHOUND SSC to 1,000mph.

Education News

Brooke Primary School’s Race for the Line

Wednesday, 3 May, 2017


Inspiration from the BLOODHOUND team at the BETT show last year led Jeremy Chaplin to set up a computer club at his local primary school and introduce the children to the BBC micro:bit. This year they went further and entered Race For The Line.

Education News

Swagelok takes supersonic learning to the US

Friday, 28 April, 2017


The BLOODHOUND Project has its first certified Ambassadors in the US, thanks to a two-year labour of love to deliver BLOODHOUND-based inspiration to children in Ohio, courtesy of sponsors Swagelok Company and Swagelok Bristol.


Fun science with Rob: Temperature

Tuesday, 25 April, 2017

Bloodhound TV

Our chief inspirer, Rob Bennett, explores how BLOODHOUND uses temperature to make parts of the car fit together. Naturally, he has to experiment with liquid nitrogen to explain its cool properties.

Engineering News

Engineers - your chance to be part of our adventure

Wednesday, 12 April, 2017


Engineers - here is your chance to make parts for the BLOODHOUND SSC and help us break the world land speed record and surpass a speed of 1000mph.

The car still needs a number of turned, milled and fabricated parts.

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How much will BLOODHOUND cost?

Thursday, 6 April, 2017

Bloodhound TV

Find out how much it will cost to build and run BLOODHOUND SSC, and the entire BLOODHOUND Project, including all of our inspiring educational activities around the world. How does this compare to the cost of running a Tour de France or Formula 1 racing team, or paying for a top footballer?

Education News

How a plastic bottle can turn a student into an engineer

Friday, 31 March, 2017


BLOODHOUND Education Ambassador Andy Higgs recently spent a day at a primary school showing students how even modifying simple cars made from plastic bottles uses the same iterative design processes that engineers employ. Read his story.

Education News


Thursday, 30 March, 2017


BLOODHOUND helped inspire a student from Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre earn a place at the prestigious MIT

Project News

An Update on Timings

Thursday, 23 March, 2017


Our goal this year is to test BLOODHOUND SSC on the runway at Newquay Aerohub. We will announce the target date in due course but it will follow-on from static ‘tie-down’ tests of the EJ200 jet, installed in the car, which we hope to conduct this summer.