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The BLOODHOUND Project is a global Engineering Adventure, using a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Objectives

The Project has a number of objectives:

  • Inspire the next generation about science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
  • Share an iconic research and development programme with a global audience.
  • Set a new World Land Speed Record of 1,000mph.

Mission statement

Create a unique, high-technology project, focused around a 1,000mph World Land Speed Record attempt. Share this Engineering Adventure with a global audience and inspire the next generation by bringing science, technology, engineering and mathematics to life in the most exciting way possible.
 

Bloodhound TV

Latest TV episode

Thrust SSC - 20th anniversary

Today, 15th October 2017, marks the 20th anniversary of the Thrust SSC team setting the World Land Speed Record of 763.035mph - making it the first and only car to reach speeds faster than the speed of the sound.

PhotosLatest Updates

  • SMG Insight_workings
  • Infographic: Astounding facts
  • Runway wheels by Castle Precision Engineering
  • Runway wheels by Castle Precision Engineering

Bloodhound Project

Latest Blog

Andy Green’s Diary – September 2017

BLOODHOUND roared into life right on cue. Several months ago, we committed to getting the Car to Newquay Airport at the end of September, to start our ‘slow speed’ (200 mph) UK runway tests. Exactly as planned, at 1720 local on the 28th September, the Car’s EJ200 jet engine fired up for the first time, at Cornwall Airport Newquay.