Rotational Launch Accelerator Space Catapult

Rotational Launch Accelerator Space Catapult

March 2, 2018

Space Catapult

Tech startup wants $30 million to build a Space Catapult.

SpinLaunch startup announced that is looking for 30 million dollars to start building a prototype rotational launch accelerator, to throw payloads at 3000 miles per hour.

SpinLaunch founder and CEO Jonathan Yaney, said:

“SpinLaunch employs a rotational acceleration method, harnessing angular momentum to gradually accelerate the vehicle to hypersonic speeds. This approach employs a dramatically lower cost architecture with much lower power. All existing rocket-based companies cost between $5 million and $100 million per launch.”

The company is targeting a per launch price of less than $500,000.



By | 2018-03-02T09:49:30+00:00 Mar 2, 2018|Categories: Space|

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