Industrial R&D organization focused on rocket engine manufacturing.
First LRE (Liquid Rocket Engine) demonstration behind the Iron Curtain, MRE-1B in 1968, as a student organization.
SME Incorporation in 1991.
Conducting world-class R&D with significant innovation in rocket engine technology, as proven by 3 patents and over 13 innovations and theories. R&D Center in Bucharest, 100 tf Test Stands in Făgăraș.
4 kgs (9 lbs) nanosatellite launcher called SPARTACUS A envisioned from refurbished SAMs (Surface to Air Missiles).
Successful First Stage 2010 test flight.
The end goal of the development of our products is a launcher program based on our own, patented, state-of-the-art MLR-77 LREs (Liquid Rocket Engines) and the MEC-80 CREs (Combined Rocket Engines®).
2008 - Ongoing
Nationally funded by UEFISCDI, 4 kg nanolauncher called SPARTACUS A envisioned from refurbished SAMs. Successful First Stage 2010 test flight. Government project ended in 2012. Subsequent development through private funding.
2012 - 2015
Nationally funded by UEFISCDI, MEC-80 Combined Rocket Engine® R&D program. Thrust: 300 kN. Patented, TRL 5, projected test fire in 2018. Intended as SPARTACUS First Stage drop-in replacement of SRE MES5-M.
2014 - ongoing
Indended as SPARTACUS Third Stage charge, a maneuverable, recoverable nanosatellite capsule in a highly compact, under 4 lbs packaging, heat shield included. Internal funding. TRL 2
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