From: UP Aerospace
Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2005
UP Aerospace, Inc. (www.upaerospace.com), the world's only operational, private space-launch company, will exhibit its renowned "SpaceLoft" rocket at the upcoming Countdown to the X PRIZE CUP.
Hartford, CT (PRWEB) September 26, 2005 -- UP Aerospace, Inc. (www.upaerospace.com), the world's only operational, private space-launch company, will exhibit its renowned "SpaceLoft" rocket at the upcoming Countdown to the X PRIZE CUP.
The X PRIZE CUP event will take place at the Las Cruces International Airport, New Mexico, on Sunday, October 9th, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Visitors can take photos along side a SpaceLoft rocket, and discuss the space-flying capabilities of this unique spacecraft with the principals of UP Aerospace.
The SpaceLoft rocket will make history on March 27, 2006, as it will be the first rocket to fly into space from New Mexico's Southwest Regional Spaceport.
The SpaceLoft rocket family offers:
* 110-pound payload capacity.
* 10,500-cubic-inches payload volume.
* Payloads up to 9.5 inches in diameter and 7 feet long.
* Options for unrestricted access to space environment.
* Opportunities for in-space payload deployment.
* Space-flight profiles up to 100 miles / 161 km with a wide range of micro-gravity experimentation time options.
* Complete on-land payload recovery.
Additional rocket-performance details are available on the company's Web site: www.upaerospace.com.
UP Aerospace is scheduling space flights in 2006, 2007, 2008, and beyond. The company has the capability to conduct up to 30 space launches per year from the Southwest Regional Spaceport.
UP Aerospace concentrates it services on three markets: (1) Businesses that require economical testing of space-flight hardware, (2) scientific analysis of the earth and in-space phenomena, and (3) research conducted by the educational sector.
For further information on UP Aerospace, Inc. and its low-cost space transportation services for business and education, please call the company's headquarters at (860) 673-2502. Or visit www.upaerospace.com.
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