The Black Arrow rocket, when fully assembled, resembles the real-life counterpart designed by the United Kingdom. It is also a 'ready to launch' practice rocket in the Quick Play section of the game.
It is comprised of two thruster stages, one connector and one fairing. It comes pre-loaded with a warhead.
As with all rocket parts, station parts and payload parts, the different parts of the Black Arrow may be used, mixed or matched as one wishes when using the Sandbox feature of the game.
- Black Arrow First Stage
- Connector Black Arrow
- Black Arrow Second Stage
- Payload (small)
- Black Arrow Fairing
- Its a direct in-game counterpart to the British satellite carrier rocket BLACK ARROW, with which it shares a name and has an almost identical appearance and paint scheme. See https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_Arrow
- In real life the Black Arrow was known as "the Lipstick Rocket" due to the color of its fairing, as well as the rocket's shape.
- The rocket seems to have more lifting power than in real life.
- The cost of building this rocket in career missions is $10,135,000