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Watch what happened at BLOODHOUND'S first public run

27 October 2017

On Thursday 26 October, BLOODHOUND SSC made its first public runs and the first runs over 200mph, reaching a peak speed of 210mph.


Facts about BLOODHOUND

• BLOODHOUND is approximately 13.4 metres long and weighs 7.5 tonnes

• 20 tonnes of drag on the car at 1,000mph

• At 3,000°C the temperature in the rocket is twice as hot as the inside of a volcano

• 3.6 seconds to do the flying mile

• At 180 decibels, the hybrid rocket could be louder than a 747 taking off

• 0-1,000 in 55 seconds and 500-1,000 in 17 seconds

The event was streamed live online, but if you missed it or want to relive the day, check out the video!

Video courtesy of BLOODHOUND SSC

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