Snark engine vertical test

Vertical static test of Snark engine

On the 29th June 2012, Airborne Engineering carried out the first vertical static test of it Snark rocket engine. The Snark bi-propellant rocket engine burns nitrous oxide and isolpropyl alcohol and is part of an internal R&D programme to showcase the capabilities that the company can offer, as well as generating spin-off technologies.

A video of a subsequent test is available here.