UP Aerospace

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UP Aerospace is a private spaceflight company aimed at providing low cost space launches for small payloads (scientific, corporate, and military). The slated cost per launch is in the $300,000 range.


Their primary rocket system is their "SpaceLoft" rocket. There is a standard and "SpaceLoft XL" variant, which uses a sounding rocket system.

The first launch of the SpaceLoft XL in 2006 failed, but launches after that have thus far been successful. One notable launch was acting as a space burial service for a batch of around 300 people, which was successful.


They've (relatively) recently been hired by Lockheed Martin to provide launch services for tests at their Spaceport America.


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