Copenhagen Suborbitals Plans for Human Space Tourism Capsule

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Copenhagen Suborbitals

Frank Smith

Overview

A Danish non-profit that is creating a small capsule that is designed to carry one person on short suborbital hops
Group has collected nearly 24,000 euros since January – target is 50,000 euros


Technical Details

2 rocket booster vehicles being tested: HATV and HEAT
Single pilot-passenger will fly standing up
Experience a maximum of 3Gs
Splashdown in the ocean – fished out – can survive 24 hours

Schedule

Plan to conduct the first test launch using a crash test dummy on August 22
Company will launch from Iceland to avoid European Union restrictions
At least three test flights with dummies aboard will conducted
third flight will go through the full flight profile up to 100 kilometers
Several years before humans will fly on one of the missions