New Zealand’s Rocket Lab readies its first commercial launch

New Zealand's Rocket Lab readies its first commercial launch

8 pictures Rocket Lab’s Electron booster stands on the launchpad during testing Following a successful January test launch that saw its Electron booster reach orbit for the first time, Rocket Lab is now getting down to business. The New Zealand-based private space firm has announced plans to go ahead with its first fully commercial mission, with the launch window to open later this month. Rocket Lab’s rise has been rather swift, albeit a little rocky. It announced itself in 2015 with plans to drive down launch costs using a light and more mechanically simple rocket design , based on […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *