Meet
MIURA 5

    M5 is a reusable orbital microlauncher, privately developed and designed by PLD Space. This vehicle is dedicated to small satellites, ranging from CubeSats to Class 1 (300 kg) payloads.

MIURA

15 missions / year
wide-ranging commercial opportunities
2 Launch
sites
FLEXIBLE
Wide range of available orbits
Reusable
THE FIRST TO RECOVER AND REUSE

Key Figures

 
Fairing

3 meters long

300 - 500 Kg / 661 - 1100 lb

Nominal Payload

2

STAGES

+

2 KICK STAGE (OPTIONAL)
First stage
  • 17,7 metres long

  • 5 engines

  • 408 kN (sea level) total thrust

Lift-off Mass: 32.000 Kg / 70,547 lb.

Second stage
Key figures
  • 9 metres long

  • 1 engine

  • 65 kN (vacuum) total thrust

Other important data

  • Propellants: LOX / Kerosene

  • Reusability: First Stage

  • Frequency: Up to 15 launches / year

Fairing

3 metres long

300 - 500 Kg / 661 - 1100 lb

Nominal Payload

2

STAGES

+

2 KICK STAGE (OPTIONAL)
Second stage
First stage

Other important data

Height > 12,5  m /  41 ft

Key figures
  • 9 metres long

  • 1 engine

  • 65 kN (vacuum) total thrust

  • 17.7 meters long

  • 5 engines

  • 408 kN (sea level) total thrust

Lift-off Mass
32.000 Kg / 70,547 lb.

  • Propellants: LOX / Kerosene

  • Reusability: First Stage

  • Frequency: Up to 15 launches / year

Diametre 1,8 m/5,9ft

Recovery
system

Recover System
  • SEPARATION

  • IGNITION

  • SEPARATION

  • 1ST STAGE
    LIFT OFF

  • 2ND STAGE REIGNITION

  • ORBIT INJECTION

  • 2ND STAGE DISPOSAL

  • FAIRING DISPOSAL

  • 1ST STAGE
    RE-ENTRY
    AND PARACHUTES OPENING

  • 1ST STAGE SPLASH-DOWN
  • 1ST STAGE RECOVERY

Launch from the European space port in Kourou

Dedicated Launch
Single satellite payload.

Piggyback Launch
One main satellite and multiple secondary satellites.

Rideshare Launch
Multiple satellites share equal payload space.

Kick-Stage
An optional extra for all launch options.