Photos: Rocket school stages another launch

Photos: Rocket school stages another launch

Summary: A small team from the University of Queensland Australia successfully launches its second rocket in five days.

TOPICS: Government AU

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  • scramjet engine

    Queensland graduate students (left to right) Hunt, Samantha Coras and Rainer Kirchhartz examine the HyShot III scramjet engine before final assembly.

  • nose cone

    Students Mark Bateup, Dillon Hunt and Rainer Kirchhartz prepare the HyShot III stainless steel engine for launch. This engine was developed by U.K. company Qinetiq.

  • putting the pieces together

    HyShot chief engineer Hans Alesi (foreground) and DTI Associates engineer Mike McCluskey (back to camera) position the HyShot III experimental scramjet payload and rockets.

Topic: Government AU

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