To characterize our BPM100 injector, we needed to go bigger than any other homemade project has gone before. The Spica rocket engine will burn through 50 liters of propellants each second. To simulate that on an injector we built this large water flow test stand.

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restey · 19th October 2019 at 12:59 am

Back in 1960’s Soviets were testing rocket fuel tanks pressurization
Problem was in the cold climate of Kazakhstan the water would have froze solid

Solution was to use a 40% ethanol solution aka filled tanks with Vodka to conduct test! !

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