ARCA Haas 2CA rocket (SSTO with aerospike engine)

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It seems to be an aerodynamic test article, essentially a wind tunnel model not for a wind tunnel. For that purpose, simple and low-cost construction makes sense. If this a sham, and hey it could be, this is not the indicator.
 

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With little delay here episode 4 about Logistics.
featuring meeting about Launch side preparation.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4apP4BD8qs
 

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Did I miss something? Apparently this is a catalyst break-down only 'cold' steam rocket. It still gets hotter aft of the catalyst than any resin suspended glass/carbon/Kevlar structure I know of can handle. How are they cooling the hot side of this steam engine?

(heat-sink?).

David
 

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merriman said:
Did I miss something? Apparently this is a catalyst break-down only 'cold' steam rocket. It still gets hotter aft of the catalyst than any resin suspended glass/carbon/Kevlar structure I know of can handle. How are they cooling the hot side of this steam engine?

(heat-sink?).

David
this episode give a partial explication about that issue
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IyJzbbDxfT8
 

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More on engine of demonstrator 3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v0rqYAj5hpg
 

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next part in the story

they gonna make a engine test at Launch site in comping week or two
and if all went well end August they launch Demonstrator 3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltZuSQ-Q_pY
 

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Next part about static Test article

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1Iahnz_Aas
 

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next part in series
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrRAm_wU8_Q
 

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Bad News Program got 6 weeks delay by supplier of hydrogen peroxide...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ADPmCkF0n8
 

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Next part 11 and 12

not much news
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5-hC8wtjO0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxsxnpD_p8k
 

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Part 13: Test-article integration

I find it odd that hot exhaust will ram into Teststand structure.
turning engine axis by 90° would be helpful.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yPBQut_8yQg
 

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These guys remind me of my father-in-law.
He's obsessed with perpetual motion and free energy systems. He's constantly busy in his workshop, trying out a new idea that he swears will generate more electricity than it uses. Listening to him explain his latest idea always gives me this pounding headache, as I always notice the elementary rule of physics or major flaw in his plan.

We actually humor him now and leave him alone. Because he's happy and it keeps him busy. And if by some miracle he does figure something out - we'll be rich!

These guys are either going to blow everyone's minds, or blow someone up.
 

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two short videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcNvvqu8k-I

Note on 1:34 the Graphic show a ARCA rocket in size of Falcon 9
Seem ARCA has plans for bigger Launcher


Completion of test stand
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cHowUYCEtvQ
 

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next two chapters
This happen if your not informed about flight Regulation in USA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7aI37f0mvCY

Testing burst disk and Update on launch height problem form part 15.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFJf5cSAiDg
 

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Well... these kids keep on chugging along. Inspiring.

David
 

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https://newatlas.com/arc-aerospike-linear-engine-complete/51431/
 

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next part on on going saga of ARCA

Meet the Romanian Team (Part 1)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RPk2ctLxMTc

Meet the Romanian Team (Part 2)
also visitor of NASA at ARCA New Mexico
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H14_CnClZ0c
 

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Sic transit
http://www.parabolicarc.com/2017/11/13/arca-space-ceo-arrested-charges-embezzlement-fraud/
 

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flateric said:
Sic transit
http://www.parabolicarc.com/2017/11/13/arca-space-ceo-arrested-charges-embezzlement-fraud/
I feel bad for the people working for him.
 
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