Blog Heap o'Transport Links 3 February 2018

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Smallest Rocket to Orbit a Satellite
rickl, Ace of Spades Sat 2018 Feb 3, 1:33pm

During the night, Japan broke the record for the smallest rocket to orbit a satellite. They modified a two-stage suborbital sounding rocket by adding a third stage and a guidance system, and put a 6 lb. cubesat into orbit. (The previous record was also held by Japan, in 1970.)

Here is an article about it:

And the launch video: