PLD Space just hours away from launching its Miura 1 rocket

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The launch of MIURA 1 will take place at PLD Space's facilities at the El Arenosillo Experimentation Center (CEDEA), belonging to INTA, in Huelva, Spain.on Saturday, June 17, starting at 01:00 (CEST).

 

The latest weather sounding balloon launched at 14:00 confirms that The meteorological conditions and the mission's flight safety study are favorable, although the winds at altitude follow an unstable trend.

Old image of the rocket in the tests in Teruel

MISSION DETAIL

 

The flight of the PLD Space's MIURA 1 SN1 technology demonstrator will be the launch of the first private rocket in Europe. The mission of this first experimental flight is to gather as much information as possible to validate the design, technology and processes that will later be transferred and integrated into the MIURA 5 orbital launcher.

STREAMING BROADCAST

The launch streaming broadcast will start at 01:00 (CET) on June 17 and will be hosted by Sara Poveda, PLD Space's first employee, and Roberto Palacios, MIURA 5 systems engineer, and will be streamed on PLD Space's official YouTube account:

 


WHERE TO WATCH THE LAUNCH IN PERSON?

The launch of MIURA 1 can be seen ONLY AND EXCLUSIVELY from the beach of the Parador de Mazagón, which can ONLY be accessed from the parking lot of the Parador de Mazagón (Camino la Guijarrosa, 359, 21130, Huelva).

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