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Showing posts with label New Zealand launch site. Show all posts
Showing posts with label New Zealand launch site. Show all posts

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Rocket Lab snags DARPA launch contract for first 2019 mission


Rocket Lab snags DARPA launch contract for first 2019 mission


Article Excerpt: "... The whole thing weighs 150 kilograms, or about 330 pounds; that doesn’t leave a lot of space for ride sharing, so DARPA is paying for the whole Electron rocket. The plan is to launch in late February from Rocket Lab’s facility in New Zealand on the Māhia Peninsula. The exact date will ..."


Reference: techcrunch.com

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Technical Glitch Again Delays 1st Commercial Launch of Rocket Lab's Electron Booster


Technical Glitch Again Delays 1st Commercial Launch of Rocket Lab's Electron Booster


Article Excerpt: "... Rocket Lab's Electron small-satellite launcher will have to wait a bit longer to take to the skies on its first commercial flight. The 57-foot-tall (17 meters) Electron rocket was scheduled to lift off today (June 26) from Rocket Lab's New Zealand launch site ..."


Reference: www.space.com