Black Brant IX
Equatorial Launch Australia
The X-ray Quantum Calorimeter Experiment (XQC) is a payload from the University of Wisconsin. Its objective is to measure X-rays with unprecedented precision to better understand the interstellar medium and its influence on the structure and evolution of galaxies and stars.
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Suborbital Launch Ramp
Arnhem Space Centre
3 rockets have launched from Arnhem Space Centre.
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.
Equatorial Launch Australia – ELA
- 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.
Here we go Australia our first venture into space with our friends NASA.
Come on Aussies come on!
From the land down under.
Thunder from down under!
Spot on Aaron and there is more to come from the folks down under.!
Great launch folks and coverage of the first commercial launch to space for Australia and more to come , two more launches coming in early July. Gotta get up to “Arnham Land” and take a look at the launch site soon. Thanks also to “Rocket Monkey” for televising this launch… Read more »
Next two Aussie launches are :
4th July (Aussie time)
12th July (Aussie time)
Get your vegimite sandwiches ready folks .!
P.S make that the 5th July, date change.!