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Vector successfully debuted a prototype of its spark-torch igniter, which was tested over the past year by four UAH aerospace engineering students in Dr. David Lineberry’s senior design capstone course.

Spark-Torch Ignitor

UAH along with Vector, a space access company lowering the barriers to getting assets and ideas into space, today announced the successful test of the company’s second-stage engine, which includes a next-generation prototype of the spark-torch igniter developed by four UAH aerospace engineering majors.