Tuesday, December 6, 2011

News: Armadillo Launches Stig A to 26 Miles

Armadillo Aerospace Successfully Lauches a Sounding Rocket from Spaceport America
Universe Today, 6 December 2011

Over the weekend Armadillo Aerospace successfully launched an advanced sounding rocket from Spaceport America in New Mexico. The launch took place on Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. (MST), and the STIG A rocket reached its expected sub-orbital altitude of 41.91 km (137,500 feet). Below is an image of Earth taken by a camera on board the rocket.

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