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DEUCE

Black Brant IX

Equatorial Launch Australia

Launch Status
Success

Mission

DEUCE

Type: Astrophysics

The Dual-channel Extreme Ultraviolet Continuum Experiment (DEUCE) is a payload from the University of Colorado. its objective is to observe α Centauri A & B and measure a so-far unstudied part of their extreme ultraviolet light spectrum. These measurements are needed to model stars similar to and smaller than our Sun, as well as understand their effects on planetary atmospheres.

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Location

Suborbital Launch Ramp

Arnhem Space Centre

3 rockets have launched from Arnhem Space Centre.

Suborbital Launch Ramp, Arnhem Space Centre

Rocket

Black Brant IX – Magellan Aerospace Corporation

Family: Black Brant
Length: 12.2 m
Diameter: 0.46 m
Launch Mass: 2 T

The Black Brant IX was manufactured by Magellan Aerospace Corporation with the first launch on 1982-03-16. Black Brant IX has 3 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 3 launches. The Black Brant IX is a Canadian-designed sounding rocket used by the CSA and NASA.

Agency

Equatorial Launch Australia

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: ELA
Administration: CEO: Michael Jones
Founded: 2015

Country: AUS

Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) is an Australian startup founded in 2015 to provide commercial space launches from the Arnhem Land spaceport.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

Goodday mates here is the 3rd launch coming up from Aussie once again .
This will be another ripper launch .!

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

Lets hope we have live coverage of this launch this time folks.?

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

BREAKING NEWS FOLKS:
Heard from a very reliable source here in Australia that this launch will be televised live which is great for us all plus, even greater for Australia’s launch sites to tell the space world we are open for business .
Go Australian Space Agency.!

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

All good to watch live this time folks seems we have a 4 hour window tonight doing the launch early due to weather issues in the top end of Australia but nothing to worry about . Enjoy the launch thanks to Brad Tucker.!

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
1 month ago

Great launch Brad 3 launches out of 3 ain’t bad folks .
Look out world the Aussies are in the space race now ………..!