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RED DRAGON

TEST VEHICLE

THE MISSION

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The launch was a total success and we recovered useful flight data from the vehicle. The parachute system worked perfectly and Red Dragon touched down smoothly.

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On the 9th of August, Dragon Aerospace conducted a test launch of the Red Dragon One, a small scale test vehicle used to test flight computers and stabilisation. The launch took place at 8:30 in the Vale Of Glamorgan with permission from Cardiff Airport. 

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This rocket is the first of many test vehicles that will be used to develop the technology needed for high altitude launches.