SuperDraco is a hypergolic propellant liquid rocket engine designed and built by SpaceX for use on the Dragon V2 capsule.
SuperDraco is a hypergolic propellant liquid rocket engine designed and built by SpaceX. It is part of SpaceX's Draco family of rocket engines. A redundant array of eight SuperDraco engines provides fault-tolerant propulsion for use as a launch escape system and also propulsive-landing thrust for the Dragon V2 passenger-carrying space capsule.
SuperDraco rocket engines utilize a pressure fed storable (non-cryogenic) propellant which allows the engines to be fired many months after fueling and launch. They are rated at 73k newtons (16.4k lbf) and are highly throttleable.