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.
Delayed to NET September to comply with regulations related to forest fires and high temperatures
MIURA 1 is a single stage launch vehicle powered by liquid oxygen and kerosene. The vehicle is designed, integrated and operated by PLD Space.See Miura Details
Spanish launch vehicle startup PLD Space has postponed a suborbital test flight to September after weather and a technical glitch scrubbed earlier launch attempts.