VCLS Demo 2 Mission One

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Technology

Low Earth Orbit Launch Complex 16 Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Payload consists of a single 30 kg NASA payload to be delivered to a 500 km orbit with a 41 degrees inclination.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • April 12, 2023, 4:01 p.m.

Launch vehicle choice now uncertain with Relativity Space planning to retire Terran-1 immediately; may switch to Terran-R but launch would then be NET 2026.


Nosu • March 13, 2023, 5:01 p.m.

Adding launch NET October


Terran 1

Family: Terran
Configuration: 1

The Terran 1 is an expendable launch vehicle under development that will consist of two stages. The first stage will use 9 Aeon 1 engines, while the second stage will use a single Aeon 1 engine.

Specifications
  • Stages
    2
  • Length
    35.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.3 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    3.0 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    920 kN
Family
  • Name
    Terran 1
  • Family
    Terran
  • Variant
    1
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Terran 1
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $12000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1479 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    898 kg

Relativity Space

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CEO: Tim Ellis Founded: 2015 Successes: 0 Failures: 1 Pending: 3

Agency Type: Commercial

Relativity Space is an American aerospace manufacturing company headquartered in Los Angeles, California. It was founded in 2015 by Tim Ellis and Jordan Noone. Relativity Space is developing manufacturing technologies, launch vehicles and rocket engines for commercial orbital launch services.

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