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Copenhagen Suborbitals to launch rocket (June 3-5)

copenhagensuborbitals_ocean launch

There are a few reasons to get excited about Copenhagen Suborbitals upcoming launch. Not the smallest reason being it’s quite possibly the first launch of a vehicle designed to carry a human into space by a group of individuals with no profit or military motive.

Update: Succesfull Launch!!

You can watch live from a variety of sources:
Mashup of live streams and social commentary

Live stream

Or learn more about Copenhagen Suborbitals and their upcoming launch at their site.


  1. goodquirk June 4, 2011 Reply

    Does this have anything to do with the Sea-Launch program?

    • Jacob Shiach June 13, 2011 Reply

      I hadn’t heard of Sea-Launch before, they’ve got a pretty impressive operation. But no, other than the fact that they both launch at sea, they are separate programs.

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