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The Leap From Deflagration to Detonation Engines

10/13/2023 3:53 PM
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Re: The Leap From Deflagration to Detonation Engines

10/13/2023 11:40 PM

Thanks! Amazing use of 3D printing of exotic alloys!

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10/16/2023 8:20 AM

I bet this thing makes a lot of noise when it's running!

Will this eventually enable Single Stage to Orbit (SSTO)?

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10/16/2023 9:12 PM

It's hard to say whether this will be the most optimal use of this tech or not...might just be used in upper stage rockets, or for interplanetary travel...

https://space.stackexchange.com/questions/61670/could-rotating-detonation-engines-help-create-a-successful-single-stage-to-orbit

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12/23/2023 11:36 PM
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