POLARIS Spaceplanes Begins Testing its AS-1 Rocket Engine

Published by on 11/24/2023 UTC

POLARIS Spaceplanes has successfully ignited its 1kN AS-1 aerospike rocket engine that will power its MIRA demonstrator. MIRA is 4.3 metres long and is powered by four jet engines and one rocket engine. MIRA is a subscale demonstrator of the company’s AURORA multipurpose spaceplane and hypersonic transport system. Once operational, AURORA will be capable of […]
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