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Project News NAMMO SUCCESSFULLY TEST FIRES LARGE HYBRID ROCKET MOTOR

Thursday, 23 October, 2014

News

Nammo marks a new era in the evolution of hybrid rocket motors with the successful test firing of their large hybrid rocket motor and the inauguration of a new purpose-built test facility.

Education News

Maths Question Of The Week

Thursday, 23 October, 2014

News

Lifting the Jet Engine into place using The Weston Differential Chain Pulley System

Picture of the Week

AMAD Gearbox

Tuesday, 21 October, 2014

Picture of the Week

This is a glimpse of the AMAD (Airframe Mounted Accessory Drive) gearbox - it takes power from the EJ200 jet engine and converts it to AC and DC electrical power and supplies hydraulic power for the numerous systems on the car. Picture by Stefan Marjoram

Media Coverage

BBC Film: The Genius Behind

Wednesday, 15 October, 2014

Media Cutting

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

Project News

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

News

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

Picture of the week

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

News

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!

Picture of the week

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.

Cisco BLOODHOUND TV

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.

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