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MANIFEST Launch # Launch Vehicle Payload Orbit Date Outcome 1 Fluon TESTsat 1 & 2 LKO Q3 Y1 Success 2 Fluon GravSat 1-3, TurkeySat PKO Q2 Y2 Success 3 Fluon-Kurie PorcupineSat EKO Q1 Y3 Planned 4 Fluon-Kurie SAC-1 SSO Q2 Y3 Planned 5
This had been discussed on the forums a few years ago, but now ARCA (a rather odd company that doesn't seem to know what its market is) has released a glitzy CGI video of its "Haas 2CAJ" smallsat SSTO launcher. While the company's track record isn't very good, the combination of technologies and solutions in their idea seems solid enough. Here's a bunch of specs on it. It's a 16-meter-high smallsat SSTO burning RP-1 and HTP with a projected payload of 100 kg to LEO, using a rather large linear aerospike engine and a composite frame/tank with common bulkheads. Claimed launch