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Education News How Physics teachers are taught to use BLOODHOUND in the classroom

Friday, 27 February, 2015

News

A key objective of the BLOODHOUND Project is to inspire the next generation to enjoy and pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics. To support this, the BLOODHOUND Education team has provided resources to teachers throughout the lifetime of the Project.

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Mark Chapman awarded SEMTA Hall of Fame award

Wednesday, 25 February, 2015

News

We're very proud and humbled to announce that BLOODHOUND’s Chief Engineer, Mark Chapman, has been awarded a place in Semta's Engineering Hall of Fame.

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Thrust SSC cockpit

Monday, 16 February, 2015

Picture of the Week

This is the cockpit of the world's fastest car, Thrust Supersonic Car. Driven by Andy Green to 763mph, just over the speed of sound on the Black Rock Desert, Nevada in 1997

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Rocket pump impeller

Monday, 9 February, 2015

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This is the impeller from the hybrid rocket system. It will spin at 10,200 rpm and pump 42.6 ltrs (75 pints) of oxidiser (concentrated hydrogen peroxide) into the Nammo hybrid rocket

Media coverage

Chris Harris on Cars on BLOODHOUND

Thursday, 5 February, 2015

News

Motoring journalist Chris Harris visited the BLOODHOUND Technical Centre to catch up with the team before going for a spin with Andy Green in a stunt plane to learn about the G forces he'll experience

Education News

EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH IN ECUADOR

Monday, 2 February, 2015

News

While volunteering in Ecuador last year, I had the opportunity to introduce the BLOODHOUNDSSC Project to the small village of Cuellaje in the rural north of the country.

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Tail Fin Assembly

Monday, 2 February, 2015

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Terry on the BLOODHOUND Build Team is trial assembling the hardest working tail fin in history. Measuring two metres high, it has 100 bespoke machined aluminium parts and it has to be accurate to a 10th of a millimeter!

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BLOODHOUND's Plywood Airbrakes

Monday, 26 January, 2015

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The BLOODHOUND Build Team have trial fitted temporary plywood air brake doors to ensure the hinges align properly. It's quite tricky because the doors have a double compound curve (they have a 3 dimensional curve). The final doors will be manufactured from carbon fibre, foam and a little steel.

Engineering News

650mph Desert Comms Test For BLOODHOUND Supersonic Car

Thursday, 22 January, 2015

Bloodhound TV

Watch the video of the crucial 650mph radio comms test conducted on the Hakskeen Pan, South Africa by the BLOODHOUND Team and partners

Media coverage

Redbulletin meets Andy Green

Friday, 16 January, 2015

Media Cutting

The Redbulletin caught up BLOODHOUND to meet our driver, Andy Green

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