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RocketMotorTwo undergoes a hot firing in 2009. (Credit: Virgin Galactic)

RocketMotorTwo Hot Firing

Fire: 15
Date: 9 Aug 12

Objectives:
Fifteenth full scale flight design RM2 hot-fire.
Continued evaluation of all systems and components:
– Pressurization
– Valve/Injector
– Fuel formulation and geometry
– Nozzle
– Structure
– Performance

Results:
All objectives completed. Performed targeted 45 second hot fire as planned. Duration of burn chosen to allow examination of internal geometry.