Today we are getting a history and engineering lesson with Elon Musk about SpaceX’s Raptor engine. We discuss some of the early design decisions and how the engine has evolved.
00:00 – Intro
00:55 – Overview of Merlin
02:30 – Ablative Merlin
04:45 – Merlin 1C regen and spiral nozzle
09:35 – First Falcon 9 Flight Rotation
11:30 – Pintle Injector
17:00 – Outro
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