Astraius Plans C-17-Based Satellite Launch from Scotland

Astraius plans to offer air-launched services using a C-17.
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Plans for a horizontal-launch spaceport at Scotland’s Prestwick Airport have been given new momentum after the signing of an agreement with UK startup Astraius. Astraius wants to use a Boeing C-17 airlifter to conduct horizontal launch of its Hera II two-stage launch vehicle, which is an adaptation...

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