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Brazil successfully launches its first rocket manufactured 100 % in the country

Brazil successfully launched its first rocket manufactured entirely in the country, which will facilitate research in a microgravity environment and the development of new technologies, informed today the Brazilian Air Force (FAB).

The VSB-30 rocket was launched last Sunday, Oct. 23, from the Alcântara Space Center, in the state of Maranhão (northeast).

The rocket carries on board the Microgravity Suborbital Platform Qualification Model (MQ-PSM), which will be used in scientific research.

The following steps involve an analysis of the results of the experiments.

This is the first 100 percent Brazilian-produced rocket and belongs to the . . .

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