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May 20, 2011: UP Aerospace Successfully Launches 5th SpaceLoft rocket into Space

(Spaceport America, New Mexico) At 7:21am MDT UP Aerospace launched the fifth SpaceLoft XL (SL-5) rocket into space with full mission success. A new altitude record was set for Spaceport America with the launch of SL-5 reaching 73.5 miles on its 13.5 minute flight into space and back. The space flown payloads were recovered on White Sands Missile Range and returned to the customers within two hours of launch, setting a new standard for commercial mission turn time.

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