Open Source Liquid Fuel Rocket (Fuel Oxydizer Variety)

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- A rocket engine that uses the burning of a liquid fuel and liquid oxidiser to produce thrust

- Can be throttled, stopped, and sometimes restarted

- Useful both as a sea level booster, and as a high atmosphere/orbital rocket (albeit with nozzle modification etc.)

Used For

- Open Source Spacecraft Construction Set

Industry Standards

- Merlin as a Lower End First Stage

Existing Open Source Designs


Minimum Viable Product

- Extremely High Thrust

- Extremely Reliable

- As Light as Possible

- As High of a Specific Impulse as Possible

- As Cheap as Possible

- LOX+RP-1 and LOX+LH2 Versions

Basic Design




See Also


Useful Links

- Wikipedia Page on Liquid Rocket Engines