Black Brant IX Black Brant IX

The X-ray Quantum Calorimeter Experiment (XQC) is a payload from the University of Wisconsin. Its objective is to measure X-rays with unprecedented precision to better understand the interstellar medium and its influence on the structure and evolution of galaxies and stars.

Mission Type Astrophysics
Orbit Suborbital
Black Brant IX
Black Brant IX

The Black Brant IX is a Canadian-designed sounding rocket used by the CSA and NASA.

Manufacturer Magellan Aerospace Corporation
Thrust nullkN
Length 12.2m
Diameter 0.46m
LEO Capacity Unknown
GTO Capacity Unknown
Launch Cost Unknown
Equatorial Launch Australia
Equatorial Launch Australia

Equatorial Launch Australia (ELA) is an Australian startup founded in 2015 to provide commercial space launches from the Arnhem Land spaceport.

Type Commercial
Administrator CEO: Michael Jones
Launch Vehicles None
Spacecraft None
Suborbital Launch Ramp
Suborbital Launch Ramp
Location Arnhem Space Centre
Total Launches 0
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