Reaction Dynamics Finishes Hybrid Engine Development with 30 Second Hot Fire

30 seconds test firing of the RE-101, December the 18th 2023. Joliette, Québec. Credit: Reaction Dynamics Lab Inc.

Canadian launch company Reaction Dynamics has completed a thirty-second test fire of the RE-101 hybrid propulsion system for its Aurora small-lift rocket.

The company said that this concludes developmental testing of the engine, and that it is moving on to prepare for actual launch attempt testing, with a goal of reaching orbit.

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Craig started writing for SpaceQ in 2017 as their space culture reporter, shifting to Canadian business and startup reporting in 2019. He is a member of the Canadian Association of Journalists, and has a Master's Degree in International Security from the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He lives in Toronto.