Rocket Test completed - see report
Countdown to the rocket firing ...
2 October 2012: Newquay blog
28 September 2012: Newquay blog
27 September 2012 - Newquay blog
27 September 2012: New video released
We've just released a fantastic new video showing the rocket working in great detail.
Go here, switch to full screen and turn the volume up!!
25 September 2012: Newquay blog
"We have 3 HAS buildings to prepare to support the test along with all the visitors. The firing will be in HAS #7, where most of this week’s activity is concentrated preparing the rig, HAS#6 will be the control room to run the test, and HAS #3 will be our visitors center. Cable runs between HAS #7 and HAS #6 have started. The first task is to install the ‘pig tails’ to elevate the cables so the rabbits can’t chew them...."
24 September 2012: Newquay Blog
The Bloodhound SSC Rocket test team have arrived in Newquay for the final preparations. Read the first of their blogs here
11 September 2012: Bloodhound Rocket test announced
The hybrid rocket is being developed for the Bloodhound SuperSonic Car, which will attempt to reach 1,000mph (1,610Km/h) in 2014.
Newquay Airport is one of the few UK locations equipped to handle the test.
The Bloodhound team will conduct a number of experiments leading up to a high-power firing on 3 October.