Khushboo Lucknow, 300 Questions 0 Answers 0 Best Answers 343 Points View Profile Khushboo Asked: October 28, 20212021-10-28T09:37:41+05:30 2021-10-28T09:37:41+05:30In: GENERAL What is Stardust 1.0? What is Stardust 1.0? current affairesscience & technology Share Facebook 1 Answer Recent 0 Questions 307 Answers 60 Best Answers 0 Points View Profile [Deleted User] 2021-10-28T09:42:42+05:30Added an answer on October 28, 2021 at 9:42 am Stardust 1.0 Context: Stardust 1.0, a rocket-powered by bio-derived fuel took off from a former military base in Maine. It flew one mile into the sky before parachuting back to Earth. What is Stardust 1.0? Stardust 1.0 is the first biofuel-powered launch vehicle suited for student and budget payloads. The rocket is 20 feet tall and has a mass of roughly 250 kg. Payloads: The rocket can carry a maximum payload mass of 8 kg and during its first launch carried three payloads. The payloads included: a CubeSat prototype a metal alloy designed to lessen vibrations called nitinol a CubeSat from software company Rocket Insights Manufactured by: The rocket is manufactured by blueshift, an aerospace company based in Maine that is developing rockets that are powered by bio-derived fuels. Significance of the biofuel-powered rocket Cheaper and environment-friendly: These rockets will help to launch small satellites called CubeSats into space in a way that is relatively cheaper than using traditional rocket fuel and is less toxic for the environment. 0 Reply Share Share Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on WhatsApp Leave an answerCancel replyYou must login or register to add a new answer. Related Questions Tell us about different types of Orbits. What are salt secreting Mangroves?
Stardust 1.0, a rocket-powered by bio-derived fuel took off from a former military base in Maine. It flew one mile into the sky before parachuting back to Earth.
What is Stardust 1.0?
Significance of the biofuel-powered rocket