Rocket Lab Ltd

Rocket Lab Ltd

Commercial

CEO: Peter Beck

Successful Launches 14

Failed Launches 2

Pending Launches 5

Agency Description

Rocket Lab is an American aerospace manufacturer with a wholly owned New Zealand subsidiary. The company develops lightweight, cost-effective commercial rocket launch services. The Electron Program was founded on the premise that small payloads such as CubeSats require dedicated small launch vehicles and flexibility not currently offered by traditional rocket systems. Its rocket, the Electron, is a light-weight rocket and is now operating commercially. Electron currently launches from only Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand however they are currently looking into developing a facility in the US.

Next Rocket Lab Ltd Launch

Electron | StriX-α (The Owl's Night Begins)

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Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1A

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Rocket Configs

Electron


Height 18.00 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 162 kN

Diameter 1.20 Meters

Mass To LEO 300 kg

Liftoff Mass 13 Tonnes


Launch Success 14

Consecutive Success 3

Maiden Flight 2017-05-25

Launch Failures 2


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