VLS-1 – Department of Aerospace Science and Technology Family: VLS meters Length: 19.5 meters Diameter: 1.01 meters Launch Mass: 50 Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 120 The VLS-1 was manufactured by Department of Aerospace Science and Technology with the first launch on 1997-11-02. VLS-1 has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches. 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. Manufacturer The Brazilian Department of Science and Aerospace Technology is the national military research center for aviation and space flight. It is subordinated to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB). It coordinates all technical and scientific activities related to the aerospace sector in which there are interests by the Ministry of Defence. It was established in 1953. It currently employs several thousand civilian and military personnel. Department of Aerospace Science and Technology is a Government BRA entity that was founded in 1953 and is administered by . Department of Aerospace Science and Technology has 0 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 0 launches.