Haas 2CA Flight Animation & Vehicle Specifications

Video Caption: Introducing the Haas 2CA Single-Stage-to-Orbit rocket. Outfitted with lightweight composite materials and the Executor aerospike engine, the Haas 2CA will be the first rocket in history to place itself into Earth’s orbit as a single stage.

HAAS 2CA VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS
Vehicle length10 m
Vehicle diameter (except fins)0.7 m
Takeoff weight2,240 kg
Dry weight120 kg
Number of stages1
PropellantHydrogen peroxide 70%
Tank pressurizationPressure fed
Chamber temperature250°C
Total thrust at sea level4,100 kgf
Total thrust in vacuum5,700 kgf
Specific impulse at sea level93 s
Specific impulse in vacuum127 s
Running time85 s
Source: ARCA Space Corporation

ARCA Space to Test Aerospike Engine at Spaceport America

ARCASpace booster with aerospike engine. (Credit: ARCA Space)

ARCA Space Corporation has announced plans to flight test its Executor aerospike engine for its Haas 2CA single-stage-to-orbit small satellite launch vehicle at Spaceport America in New Mexico in August.

The Demonstrator 3 vehicle will conduct the first test of an aerospike engine in flight during a suborbital mission that will reach an altitude of up to 100 km, the company said in a press release.

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