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Focus:

  • Large-scale combustion testing Methane, LOX, High-pressure devices
  • Energy research liquid methane heat transfer 
  • Firing tests

Capabilities:

  • Headquarters (HQ Site)
    • Located in Fabens, TX
    • Design studio & Manufacturing Workshop
    • Fabrication and Integration Shop
    • Collaboration Common: Graduate, Undergraduate, & K-12
  • Alpha Site
    • Located in Fabens, TX
    • Research & Development
    • Control Center
    • Test Cells
    • Vertical Test Stand
    • Total Size: 13 arces
    • Current: Three Test Cells
      • Housing: 5000PSI Strand Burner, High Heat Flux Testing Facility, High Pressure Combustor system
      • Remote Operation Capability
      • Data Acquistion System
    • Test Cell Maximum Static Load
      • 13,000 lbs
    • Electrical
      • Site: 480V/3phase
      • Test Cell:220V/3phase
    • Future
      • 4 additional test cells
      • pilot Scale Burner Test Stand
      • Vertical Test Stand
  • Education Complex
    • Located in Fabens, TX (Future)
    • Flight Wind-Tunnel Research and Education Complex
    • Water Tunnel Supersonic Tunnel

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The University of Texas at El Paso
MIRO Center for Space Exploration and Technology Research
(915)747-8252
College of Engineering 
Metallurgy Building Room M-305
500 W University 
El Paso, Texas 79968-9521