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ARCA News Update

Published by Sigurd De Keyser on Sun Oct 15, 2006 11:43 pm
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ARCA; The Mission 1 unmanned flight of the STABILO vehicle will take place in November. The exact date and location will be communicated soon. Nevertheless, it will be a European location. The flight altitude will be 24.000m. On this web site, you can find more news as the event approaches. “We are very excited about the STABILO program and Mission1 flight. We have a real space program under development and for the European private manned space activities, the Mission 1 flight could be an important moment.” – Andrei Hapenciuc, ARCA’s systems engineer.

STRACAAT, ARCA’s military application rocket was presented to the Bucharest International Fair. The rocket financed by the government through the Romanian Space Agency- “SECURITY” Program, has a length of 4.1 m and is designed to fly with Mach 1.02 at sea level. The maximum flight altitude is 6.000 m. The main purpose of this project is to create a target able to simulate low altitude/high speed aggressor vehicles.

ARCA will participate at the X Prize CUP events scheduled for this year. ARCA President, Dumitru Popescu, will attend the International Symposium for Personal Spaceflight (ISPS-2006) – October 17, 2006 as a presenter. His presentation on TRACK 1 — VEHICLE ENTRY TO SPACE, will focus on the STABILO vehicle construction progresses and on the incoming flights. More details

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