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MIURA 1 SN1 TEST FLIGHT (El Arenosillo, Huelva).

El objetivo de este primer vuelo del demostrador tecnológico MIURA 1 SN1 consistirá en recabar el mayor volumen de información posible para seguir validando ...

SN1 Test Flight

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Overview

Destination: Suborbital
Mission: Test Flight

Suborbital Médano del Loro El Arenosillo Test Centre

The first flight of PLD Space's MIURA 1 SN1 technology demonstrator allows the collection of as much data as possible for the validation and design of the technology to be transferred and integrated into MIURA 5. In addition, this first suborbital flight allows ZARM Research Institution to study microgravity conditions, gathering information necessary for scientific experiments in future suborbital flights. Finally, a PLD Space team shall pick up the rocket in the Atlantic Ocean once splashdown is completed.

Updates

Jay • Oct. 7, 2023, 12:27 a.m.

Successful test flight of Miura 1


Cosmic_Penguin • Oct. 7, 2023, 12:19 a.m.

Liftoff.


Cosmic_Penguin • Oct. 7, 2023, 12:18 a.m.

Go for launch.


Miura 1

Family: Miura
Configuration:

MIURA 1 is a single stage launch vehicle powered by liquid oxygen and kerosene. The vehicle is designed, integrated and operated by PLD Space.

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Specifications
  • Stages
    1
  • Length
    12.7 m
  • Diameter
    0.7 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    0.7 m
  • Launch Mass
    3 T
  • Thrust
    30 kN
Family
  • Name
    Miura 1
  • Family
    Miura
  • Variant
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Miura 1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Payload Aerospace S.L.

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CEO: Raúl Torres Founded: 2011 Successes: 1 Failures: 0 Pending: 1

Agency Type: Commercial

Payload Aerospace S.L. is a Spanish company developing two partially-reusable launch vehicles called Miura 1 and Miura 5.

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