The High Thrust Rocket Research facility at Edwards Air Force Base, California, is one of only four stands in the United States capable of 10 million pounds of thrust. The facility has tested programs such as Big Dumb Booster, High Thrust, Space Shuttle Alternative 1969-1971, and Super Hippo 1976-1979. (Courtesy photo)

High Thrust Rocket Research Facility

Located at Air Force Research Laboratory at Edwards Air Force Base, Facility Site 1-56, will provide iRocket with resources to test our next generation reusable rocket engines, and will support our upper stage and booster stage vehicle development including a launch site to demonstrate our grasshopper vehicles Vertical Take-off, and Vertical Landing (VTVL) capabilities.