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Black Arrow

The story of Britain's only satellite launcher.

A more detailed view of the design.

NEW! The reasons for the cancellation of Black Arrow.

The R.A.E. looked at possible alternative launch sites to Woomera.
of these was in England ...

Black Arrow originated from a study for a small satellite launcher derived from Black Knight.
However, other designs were put forward: two of them are described here.

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