Stardust 1.0 Launches Successful Mission

Stardust 1.0, a rocket by BluShift Aerospace, completed a successful launch on Feb. 4, 2021. The rocket was launched from Loring Commerce Center in Northern Maine. The launch was Maine’s first commercial rocket launch and was powered by a bio-derived fuel that is “nearly carbon neutral,” according to reports, and can be obtained from most farms. Onboard, the contents of the rocket included experiments and customer payloads.

Stardust 1.0 Prior to Launch