Raptor 1 vs Raptor 2: What did SpaceX change?
SpaceX is developing the Raptor engine powering Starship. See what improvements they already made going from Raptor 1 to 2 in this article.
on July 14, 2022
Starbase Tour and Interview with Elon Musk
Tim Dodd, the Everyday Astronaut, interviewed Elon Musk about Starship, its development, Raptor, Starbase, and Musk's engineering philosophy.
on August 11, 2021
Is SpaceX’s Raptor engine the king of rocket engines?
SpaceX's new raptor engine is a methane fueled full flow staged combustion cycle engine and its so hard to develop, no engine like this has ever flown before!Now this topic can be really intimidating so in order to bring the Raptor engine into context, we’re going to do an overview of a few common types of rocket engine cycles then compare the Raptor to a few other common rocket engines, like SpaceX’s current work horse, the Merlin, The Space Shuttle’s RS-25, the RD-180, Blue Origin’s BE-4 and the F-1 engine.
on May 25, 2019