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SpaceLoft-XL

SpaceLoft-XL [UP Aerospace]

The SpaceLoft-XL is a small sounding rocket developed by UP Aerospace.

The rocket has a diameter of 25 cm and a lenght of 6 m. It has the capability of lofting a 50 kg payload to a sub-orbital trajectory with an apogee of 105 km or smaller payloads up to 225 km. It is powered by a solid rocket motor with a burn time of 12 sec.

Launch site is the Spaceport America, formerly SouthWest Regional Spaceport, in New Mexico.

Version Stage 1
Spaceloft Spaceloft
Spaceloft-XL Spaceloft-XL
Nr   TNr   Vehicle            Serial   Date           LS       Sub Suc   Payload                     

 1     1   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-1     25.09.2006     SA LC-1   *  F     SL-1 
 2     2   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-2     28.04.2007     SA LC-1   *        SL-2 / Celestis 06 
 3     3   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-3     02.05.2009     SA LC-1   *  F     SL-3 / Celestis 08
 4     4   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-4     04.05.2010     SA LC-1   *        SL-4 / Celestis 09
 5     5   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-5     20.05.2011     SA LC-1   *        SL-5 / Celestis 10 
 6     6   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-6     05.04.2012     SA LC-1   *        ORS 
 7     7   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-7     21.06.2013     SA LC-1   *        NASA FOP-1 / Celestis 12
 8     8   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-8     12.11.2013     SA LC-1   *        NASA FOP-2 
 9     9   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-9     23.10.2014     SA LC-1   *        NASA FOP-3 / Celestis 13 
10    10   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-10    06.11.2015     SA LC-1   *        NASA FOP-4 / Maraia Earth Return Capsule / Celestis 14


Planned:

xx    xx   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-x     xx.xx.2017     SA LC-1   *        ? / Celestis xx
xx    xx   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-x     xx.xx.201x     SA LC-1   *        ? / Celestis xx
xx    xx   SpaceLoft-XL       SL-x     xx.xx.201x     SA LC-1   *        ? / Celestis xx

 
Launch sites:

SA  = Spaceport America (SouthWest Regional Spaceport), Upham, New Mexico, USA USA