Black Brant Rockets

Since 1962 more than 1,000 Black Brants have been launched with a vehicle success rate above 98%. It is the most reliable, cost-effective and available sounding rocket to carry experiments to the fringes of space.


  • Payloads of 70-850 kg
  • Altitudes of 150 km to more than 1500 km
  • Launched from conventional boom rails or four fin towers
  • Provides up to 20 minutes of time for microgravity experiments, aurora studies, deep space observations, and other extraterrestrial research
  • Comprehensive range of vehicle/payload designs and fabrications

Support Services / Facilities:

  • Mission feasibility and definition
  • Payload/hardware design and fabrication
  • Experiment integration
  • Environmental testing
  • Mission analysis
  • Launch services and range crew support
  • Project management