Kudos to the team for the demonstration.
But I am reminded that Paris achieved the same height without any rocket motor at all :)
Nonetheless, the team are probably ready for -->
Edinburgh-based Skyrora launched its two-stage Skylark Micro rocket from Iceland over the weekend. The Register spoke to business operations manager Derek Harris about the mission and what comes next. We spoke to Skyrora almost exactly a year ago as the company was exhibiting its Skylark Nano at the Bayes Centre during 2019's …
I'm sorry, every time I see an article about Iceland, Immigrant Song just starts playing in my head. That is definitely in my top 5 favorite songs. But Stairway to Heaven is probably a more appropriate reference for an article about rockets. I gave you an upvote.
Any new rocket needs to start somewhere and take baby steps towards becoming operational. Just look at all the Starship (nee Starhopper) whose maximum altitude is still measured in meters and whose next test is for 20 km. And the Starship has all of SpaceX's experience behind it. Companies just starting out have to start from scratch.
So raise a pint for the boffins involved. Or maybe a horn of mead, given the launch site.
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