Discovery Mission & Rocket

  • Launch Date: Winter 2019

  • Velocity: 2396 m/s (5370 mph)

  • Duration: 300 seconds of microgravity

  • Launch Location: Spaceport America in New Mexico

  • Altitude: 110 km (68.3 miles) - past the Kármán line and into space

solid rocket launched by U.S. Rockets in 2017

solid rocket launched by U.S. Rockets in 2017


United Frontiers SpaceBox Death Star Payload Specs

  • Mass: 2.4 kg (5.29 lbs)

  • Pressure at Apogee: 0 kPa (0 psi)

  • Weight at apogee: 0 Newtons (0 lbs)

  • Dimension: 119 x 119 x 113 mm (4.68 x 4.68 x 4.44 inches)

  • Temperature at Apogee: -39 °C (-38 °F) but with no air it “feels” a lot warmer

  • SpaceBox Materials: Carbon fiber nylon filament and stainless steel nuts & bolts

  • Death Star Materials: Grey PLA and/or ULTEM 9085 sphere and Roger 4003 PCB