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May 4, 2010: Successful Launch Into Space

(Spaceport America, New Mexico) UP Aerospace's SpaceLoft number 4 (SL-4) lifted off from Launch Pad One at Spaceport America this morning on its way to a successful mission that reached 71.5 miles into space. The payload section and all of the customers payloads were successfully recovered on White Sands Mission Range and returned to Spaceport America with a Army helicopter within 3 hours of the launch. The SpaceLoft vehicle performance was nominal and all systems functioned as planned.

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