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VLS-1 – Department of Aerospace Science and Technology

  • Family: VLS
  • Length: 19.5 m
  • Diameter: 1.01 m
  • Launch Mass: 50 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 120 kg

The VLS-1, manufactured by Department of Aerospace Science and Technology established in 1953, undertook its inaugural launch on 11/02/1997. Notably, VLS-1 has 0 successful launches and 2 failed attempts, with a cumulative tally of 2 launches, currently with 0 pending launches in the pipeline.

he VLS-1 was the Brazilian Space Agency’s main satellite launch vehicle. The launch vehicle was to be capable of launching satellites into orbit. The launch site was located at the Alcântara Launch Center due to its proximity to the equator.

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