Rocket Lab Ltd

Rocket Lab Ltd


CEO: Peter Beck

Successful Launches 10

Failed Launches 1

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 | VCLS ELaNa XXXII & others (Don't Stop Me Now)

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Rocket Configs


Height 17.00 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 162 kN

Diameter 1.20 Meters

Mass To LEO 225 kg

Liftoff Mass 12 Tonnes

Launch Success 10

Consecutive Success 10

Maiden Flight 2017-05-25

Launch Failures 1

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