RFA One

In-active

Rocket Factory Augsburg (RFA)

None

Description

RFA One is a three-stage rocket designed to launch small satellites and payloads of initially up to 1,350 kg into polar orbits.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
    30.0 m
  • Diameter
    2.0 m
  • Fairing Diameter
    2.0 m
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    100 kN
Family
  • Name
    RFA One
  • Family
  • Variant
    One
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    RFA One
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
    $3000000
  • Low Earth Orbit
    1600 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
    450 kg
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity
    1300 kg

Rocket Factory Augsburg

Private
COO: Stefan Brieschenk
RFA 2018

Rocket Factory Augsburg AG (RFA) is a German New Space start-up located in Augsburg. It was founded in 2018 with the mission to build rockets just like cars.

Upcoming Spaceflights


RFA One | Maiden Flight

Rocket Factory Augsburg | Germany
SaxaVord Spaceport
TBD December, 2024
Status: To Be Determined
Mission:

First flight of the RFA One launch vehicle.

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