Electron | Don't Stop Me Now

Electron | Don't Stop Me Now

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Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1A
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

This rideshare mission carries small satellites for NASA, University of New South Wales and for NRO. The mission has been named "Don't Stop Me Now" in recognition of Rocket Lab board member and avid Queen fan Scott Smith, who recently passed away.

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Rocket Lab Ltd

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.

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Electron


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 11

Consecutive Success 11

Maiden Flight 2017-05-25

Launch Failures 2


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