VSB-30 V07 rocket
|Manufacturer||Instituto de Aeronáutica e Espaço|
|Country of origin||Brazil|
|Payload to LEO||400 kg (270 km)|
|First flight||2004 October 23|
|First stage - S-30|
|Burn time||20 seconds|
|Second stage - S-31|
|Burn time||11 seconds|
The VSB-30 is based on the VS-30 rocket (S-30 engine) with the addition of a second stage (S-31 engine). Development started in 2000 in cooperation with DLR. The rocket can therefore carry a payload of 400 kg to an altitude of 270 km. It has a liftoff thrust of 102 kN and a total mass of 2570 kg. It has a diameter of 0.57 m and a length of 12.6 m.
VSB-30 was first launched on October 23rd, 2004 at Alcântara Launch Center. The first launch at Esrange took place on December 1st, 2005.
S-30 solid rocket stage:
S-31 solid rocket stage.
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