Test Flight


Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Test Flight

Suborbital Pad 1 Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex, South Australia

The first Hapith I launch will be testing TiSPACE's hybrid rocket engine technology in preparation for the future Hapith V launch vehicle. Targeting 250 km altitude, the test launch campaign will also support of the development of the Whalers Way Orbital Launch Complex in South Australia, operated by Southern Launch.


Nosu • Sept. 16, 2021, 7:41 a.m.

The launch vehicle caught alight at ignition and was damaged. It will not be used for any further launch attempt.

Nosu • Sept. 15, 2021, 7:01 a.m.

Countdown halted just before liftoff due to a technical issue. Awaiting further information for the next launch attempt.

Nosu • Sept. 14, 2021, 5:15 a.m.

New launch window

Hapith I

Family: Hapith
Configuration: I

Hapith I is a sub-orbital launch vehicle built by TiSPACE. It is intended to test technologies for the future Hapith V vehicle.

  • Stages
  • Length
    10.2 m
  • Diameter
    2.2 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    3 T
  • Thrust
  • Name
    Hapith I
  • Family
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Hapith I
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity


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Dr. Yen-Sen Chen Founded: 2016 Successes: 0 Failures: 1 Pending: 0

Agency Type: Private

Taiwan Innovative Space Inc.(TiSPACE), is a space launch company from Taiwan founded in 2016.


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