Test rocket fueled by ALICE


First test rocket fueled by an aluminum-ice (ALICE) propellant

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research and NASA launched the first test rocket fueled by an aluminum-ice (ALICE) propellant in 2009. The vehicle accelerated to a speed of 330 kilometers per hour and reached an altitude of nearly 400 meters. Courtesy US Air Force and Steven Son, Purdue University.  More »