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PurposeMars DescentMars Ascent
VehicleMDVMAV
Units21
Designunpressurizedunpressurized
Weight Wet8000kg4500kg
Weight Dry900kg720kg
Engines9 Asterex9 Asterex
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UPDATE 2018-08-14 19:45:30.607000
Curvy lines, parts in the right places, Plumbing Perfect 10
Asterex engine hooked up to bi-propellant and pressure gas.
Asterex engine hooked up to bi-propellant and pressure gas.
Asterex got company
Asterex pictured without outer shell, showing ribs dividing the inner shell for even flow. Running here before entering the combustion chamber, the fuel cools the engine body.
Asterex pictured without outer shell, showing ribs dividing the inner shell for even flow. Running here before entering the combustion chamber, the fuel cools the engine body.
Engine without outer and inner walls, showing moveable pintle hooked up to oxidizer line. Fuel line left in image.
Engine without outer and inner walls, showing moveable pintle hooked up to oxidizer line. Fuel line left in image.
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Engine detail of moveable pintle.
Engine detail of moveable pintle.
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Asterex engine and propellant feed system.
Asterex engine and propellant feed system.

The guy who said plumbers exist because even electricians need to be heroes never hooked up a rocket engine to bi-propellants.

In practical Space travel, Nobel Prize winners are great but plumbers are better.

The first iteration of Asterex propellant feeding system is here, complete with sexy valves and braided lines of stainless steel. A perfect 10, if we may.

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Asterex2.0 with tanks and propellant feed system.
Asterex Version2.0. Close up of pintle injector
Asterex ColdFlow Rendering
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Asterex Cut CAD
Asterex Pintle
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Dia7977
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