Dawn Aerospace’s Spaceplane Gets Green Light for Suborbital Test Flights in New Zealand

Published by The Launch Pad on 03/24/2023 UTC

New Zealand-based aerospace company, Dawn Aerospace, has received certification from the New Zealand Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for its Mk-II Aurora spaceplane’s rocket-powered flight campaign. The Mk-II Aurora’s mission is to fly twice to space in a day, demonstrating that rocket-powered systems can be as reusable as commercial aircraft.

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