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STARCHASER ROCKETS GALLERY    
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ECO-ROCKET PROGRESS    
Eco-rocket Progress

A successful launch of the Eco-Rocket is important to Starchaserís future manned space flight programme as it will test fly the major components of the Launch Escape System (LES) that could be used to save the lives of Starchaser astronauts aboard the Thunderstar space tourism vehicle.
   
NOVA 2 - STARCHASER 4    
Nova 2 - Starchaser 4

During June 2008 Starchaser assembled its Nova 2 (Starchaser 4) rocket and mounted it on its trailer unit.
   
SKYBOLT MAINTENANCE    
Skybolt maintanence

On 18 December 2006 we lifted Skybolt off its vehicle for maintenance purposes. Some pictures are here.
   
SKYBOLT NOSE CONE AERODYNAMICS    
Skybolt nose cone aerodynamics

Work on the aerodynamic design of the nose cone for the Skybolt sounding rocket has been underway for some time. The pictures shown in the gallery are from this work.
   
SKYBOLT FUEL TANK LINERS    
Skybolt fuel tank liners

In early 2006 Starchaser took delivery of the fuel, oxidiser and pressurant tank liners for the Skybolt rocket vehicle.
   
STARCHASER 4A    
Starchaser 4a

The Starchaser 4a booster is being developed for possible testing activities in 2007. It is a derivative of the Starchaser 4 used to launch the Nova 1 capsule.
   
THUNDERSTAR CAPSULE AERODYNAMICS    
Churchill MK 2

The Churchill Mk 2 bi-liquid rocket engine developed 3 tonnes of thrust. During the 7 static test firings it provided crucial data for the design of the Mk 3 engine.
   
THUNDERSTAR    
Thunderstar

The THUNDERSTAR capsule is being developed to carry a 3-person crew on a sub-orbital flight and return them safely to Earth. The capsule will interface with the STARCHASER 5 Reusable Launch Vehicle (RLV).
   
DROP TEST SUCCESS    
Drop test success

In July 2003, in Arizona, Starchaser Industries successfully completed two manned parachute drop tests, from an aircraft flying at 10,000 ft., of their NOVA 2 rocket capsule.
   
NOVA    
Nova

The NOVA capsule / Starchaser 4 booster combination was launched from Morecambe Bay on 22 November 2001.
   
THUNDERBIRD    
Thunderbird

THUNDERBIRD is the project name for a possible combination of the THUNDERSTAR Capsule on top of a modified STARCHASER 4 booster.
   

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