These two hybrid rocket motor tests were performed in January 2012. They each lasted approximately 5 seconds and put out ~30lbs of thrust.
John Trelford is a long time believer and volunteer in the Hermes Spacecraft. He has flown out from California to come and help us several times.
The Hermes Spacecraft, along with Morris Jarvis and Mark Longanbach, were featured on Austin's KXAN news. KXAN was covering NIWeek 2011, where the Hermes Spacecraft was on display.
From the Tribune: Jarvis, owner of aerospace engineering degree and modeling project manager at Intel in Chandler, is looking for a foothold in the next space race — the potentially lucrative market of private flights that would enable those that can afford them a look at Earth that has been seen
Our colleague Bryan McCormick fired up his turbine engine at the Hermes shop. While we wont be using this particular engine in the craft, it's great for determining safety protocol, startup/shutdown procedures, and it sounds awesome!
Intel came out to do a Free Press article on the Hermes Spacecraft. In this video, Morris shares his dream of taking people into space.
Remote cockpit uses wimax and other innovative technology to control the Hermes Spacecraft. This was a demo featured at Intel Developer Forum in August 2008.
Video Media Productions in process of making documentary of the Hermes Project. To be Aired on the discover channel late 2010 or early 2011.