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HyImpulse SR75-1 suborbital test launch on live from Southern Launch’s Koonibba Test Range

The HyImpulse SR75-1 ‘Light this Candle!’ mission is currently scheduled to launch tomorrow, Friday 3 May at 2.30pm ACST from Southern Launch’s Koonibba Test Range in South Australia. Additional launch windows have been identified over the weekend, should they be required. Manufactured in Germany, the SR75-1 rocket is a single stage, expendable, unguided vehicle designed and manufactured by HyImpulse.

With an expected flight time of just over 7 minutes, the rocket will reach an altitude of approximately 48km and travel 79km downrange, with the flight path contained wholly within the Koonibba Test Range.

This is the first time a high power rocket permit has been issued under Australian law.

The rocket will also be carrying postcards from Australian students as part of a program being led by the One Giant Leap Australia Foundation.

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