Is that second infographic also recent? Because it's still saying 2023 for their orbital vehicle. Which seems a bit optimistic following a Q3 2022 suborbital launch. Especially when that suborbital launch has slipped a full year since last February (and the orbital launch was also scheduled for 2023 last February).
In March 2022, the German launch services provider HYIMPULSE TECHNOLOGIES GMBH signed a launch services contract with the US company IN ORBIT AEROSPACE INC., for the launch of their full-scale earth return vehicle on SL1, as well as for additional launch options.The re-entry capsule is scheduled to fly as part of the maiden flight on HyImpulse’s orbital vehicle, Small Launcher SL1 in 2024.
The German launch services provider HYIMPULSE TECHNOLOGIES GMBH signed a launch services contract with the Munich based new space company DEPLOYABLES CUBED GMBH (DCUBED), for the launch of an In-Space Manufacturing Technology Demonstration Experiment on SL1, as well as for additional launch options.The payload is scheduled to fly as part of the maiden flight on HyImpulse’s orbital vehicle, Small Launcher SL1 in 2024.
HyImpulse signs launch services agreement with DCUBED [dated Oct. 5]
The first lift-off will be a sub-orbital rocket made by German company HyImpulse, currently expected around October this year.
HyImpulse is excited to announce the successful completion of the assembly and integration of our suborbital rocket SR75. This unique single stage rocket has a payload capacity of up to 250 kg to 200 km. SR75 is powered by our advanced hybrid propulsion system.
Suborbital Rocket Launch Site and Launch Window confirmedTuesday, 14th of November 2023At Space Tech Expo in Bremen, Southern Launch CEO Lloyd Damp and HyImpulseTechnologies co-CEO Christian Schmierer confirmed the launch window of the SR75.This signals the greenlight for the German-based company HyImpulse to launch theirsuborbital rocket SR75 from Southern Launch’s Koonibba Test Range in March 2024.The transportation of the launch hardware will commence shortly and preparations forthe launch campaign are ramping up in the final phase.