11
Feb
2019

SpaceX’s Mars Raptor engine claims rocketry record on path to lift-off levels of power

Overnight, continued test-firing of the Raptor engine saw it reach 268.9 bar, surpassing the chamber pressure record set by the Russian-built RD-180, which today powers the Atlas V rockets for United Launch Alliance.

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