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MIURA Mission 1 SN1 Test Flight +++ POSTPONED +++

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The flight of PLD Space’s MIURA 1 SN1 technology demonstrator, scheduled for tomorrow, will be the launch of the first private rocket in Europe.

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Press Release, Huelva, 30 May 2023: [auto-translated] The flight of 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 aims to collect the largest volume of information possible for the validation of the design, technology and processes that will later be transferred and integrated into the MIURA 5 orbital launcher.

Streaming Broadcast: The launch of MIURA 1 will take place at the PLD Space facilities at the El Arenosillo Experimentation Center in INTA (Huelva) and can be followed by streaming through the official PLD Space Youtube account. The broadcast will start at 05:30 CET (04:30 BST) on May 31 and will be presented by Sara Poveda, first employee of PLD Space; and Roberto Palacios, MIURA 5 systems engineer.

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Launch Of The MIURA 1 Is Postponed

Press Release, Huelva, 31 May 2023: [auto-translated] The PLD Space MIURA 1 SN1 Test Flight mission scheduled this morning at the INTA facilities in El Arenosillo (Huelva), is postponed due to weather issues.

The latest wind measurement balloon launched shows wind gusts of more than 30 meters per second, exceeding the established limit.

Both the launch pad and the rocket are in perfect condition and the team faces the next few days with determination.

A new release date will be announced soon.

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