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Skyrora launches its small demonstration rocket from mobile launch site in Iceland
Launch startup, Skyrora had a successful test launch of its Skylark Micro rocket from Iceland on Sunday, with the rocket achieving its highest-ever altitude at a height of 26.86 km (just under 17 miles). The four meter (13 foot) sub-orbital rocket took off from a mobile launch site at Iceland’s Langanes Peninsula that was set up in just a few days prior to the flight.
Skyrora Rocket Launch From Iceland Reaches Three Times The Height Of Mount Everest
Following a string of successes, Scottish launch startup Skyrora has reached its biggest milestone yet with the flight of a larger, more advanced rocket from Iceland – ahead of a planned first launch to space in 2021.
Skyrora rocket to take off from Iceland
Skyrora continues with its de-risking programme by preparing to launch the Skylark Micro rocket from Iceland later this month. With the first launch window scheduled for 12 August, the two-stage, four-metre tall sub-orbital rocket, is set for take-off from Langanes Penisula, Iceland.
Rocket startup Skyrora achieves a successful sub-orbital launch from Scottish island
This past weekend was a busy one for rocket launches, including for new launch companies hoping to join the ranks of SpaceX and Rocket Lab as private, operational space launch providers. Edinburgh-based Skyrora achieved a significant milestone for its program, successfully launching its Skylark Nano rocket from an island off the coast of Scotland on Saturday.
A Rocket Just Launched From The Shetland Islands In Scotland For The First Time Ever
Scottish launch company Skyrora says it has successfully launched a low-altitude rocket from the Shetland Islands for the first time, a significant step to beginning launches to space from the U.K.
Skyrora and UK's 1st rocket launch test in 50 years
That this House congratulates Midlothian based Skyrora Ltd on completing the UK’s first ground rocket test in Scotland in 50 years; commends its work in making the UK ready for launching rockets into space after its team successfully built a mobile launch complex and completed a full static fire test with the Skylark-L rocket on it in only five days
Rocket test first of its kind in United Kingdom in 50 years
The UK's first complete ground rocket test in 50 years has been carried out in Scotland. The 11m (36ft) tall Skylark-L rocket was tested at Kildermorie Estate, near Alness in the Highlands by Edinburgh-based space technologies firm Skyrora. The rocket performed all the actions of a launch while restrained to the ground to prevent it from taking off.