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Media Coverage BBC Film: The Genius Behind

Wednesday, 15 October, 2014

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BBC Future visited the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre to discover the genius behind the ultimate 1,000mph jet and rocket powered racing car:

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On this day in 1997...

Wednesday, 15 October, 2014

News

On this day in 1997 the Thrust SSC team set a World Land Speed Record of 763.035 mph - traveling faster than the speed of sound

Education News

Ada Lovelace Day

Tuesday, 14 October, 2014

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Ada Lovelace Day was first celebrated in 2009 to celebrate the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM).

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BLOODHOUND sketched

Monday, 13 October, 2014

Picture of the Week

Our in house artist Stefan Marjoram not only takes many of the stunning photos and makes the BHTV episodes that appear on this site, he also finds time to sketch the build of BLOODHOUND SSC.

Education News

The Joseph Whitaker School Young Engineers

Wednesday, 8 October, 2014

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The Joseph Whitaker School Young Engineers SMASH the Guinness World land speed record for a model car taking it from 287mph to a whopping 533.1mph!

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EJ200 jet install

Monday, 6 October, 2014

Picture of the Week

Last week the BLOODHOUND Build Team achieved a significant milestone in the build of the world’s most powerful racing car when they fitted its sate-of-the-art EJ200 jet engine for the first time.

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How do you keep a 1,000mph car on the ground?

Monday, 6 October, 2014

Bloodhound TV

Find out how BLOODHOUND SSC uses wings to keep it skimming along the ground. World Record speed windsurfer Zara Davis helps explain the theory behind how a wing works.

Education News

Inspiring future engineers

Friday, 3 October, 2014

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There’s no shortage of budding scientists and engineers at Borden Grammar School, Sittingbourne, Kent where Key Stage 3 boys have been getting involved with the BLOODHOUND Education Programme by designing, building and testing their own model rocket cars.

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Trial fit of the EJ200 Jet Engine

Wednesday, 1 October, 2014

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Today at the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre near Bristol, the EJ200 jet engine was carefully lowered onto the lower chassis ...

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Maths Question Of The Week

Wednesday, 1 October, 2014

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The lower chassis of BLOODHOUND SSC uses the particular quality of triangles resulting in a strong yet light construction. 
 

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