Hapith I

Hapith I is the suborbital rocket developed by the Taiwanese company TiSPACE. It will be launched in South Australia this year, making it AustraliaÂ’s first commercial rocket launch. The test flight will be conducted on the Eyre Peninsula in Australia.
Hapith means flying squirrel in Saisiyat – a Taiwanese indigenous language. During the upcoming test launch, 10-metre long rocket will reach the outer space, at least 100 km above the sea level, before falling back to the Earth, over the ocean. The objective of the test launch is to assess the rocket’s propulsion, guidance and data collection systems.

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