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SpaceNews Jul 19
Rocket Lab hits engine production milestone as next Electron launch approaches
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Rocket Lab Jul 17
Who's ready for another Rocket Lab launch? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♂️ Electron is headed down to Launch Complex 1 this week for final preparations ahead of our next mission in August. More detail about this exciting mission coming soon!
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Rocket Lab Jul 15
We're thrilled Electron has been selected as Archinaut One's ride to orbit for !
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Rocket Lab Jul 9
The Rutherford engine raised a few eyebrows when it was first proposed. So what was it like designing, building and launching the world's first 3D printed, electric pump-fed rocket engine? Our founder and CEO Peter Beck shares some of the challenges and successes along the way.
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Peter Beck Jul 9
And there’s another one! A few days after stage 2 was completed, stage 1 is tested and ready to ship to the launch site soon. The prop test team hit a new record by installing the stage and hot firing it all in the same day!
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Rocket Lab Jul 8
Replying to @justinfiaschett
Huntington Beach - our HQ where the Rutherford engines are built.
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Rocket Lab Jul 8
This week we celebrated the completion of our 100th Rutherford engine! 70 of these 3D printed, electric pump-fed engines have now been launched to space on Electron, with many more to come this year. Read more:
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Rocket Lab Jul 3
These days we don't just launch satellites, we build them too. Our customers simply bring their sensor & we do the rest, taking care of satellite design, build and launch as a bundled & streamlined experience. Learn more about the Photon satellite
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Rocket Lab Jun 30
As always, thanks to and for capturing Electron in flight!
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Rocket Lab Jun 30
More snaps of Electron lifting-off from Launch Complex 1 for the mission.
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Rocket Lab Jun 28
Lift-off of Rocket Lab's seventh Electron! The 'Make It Rain' mission was launched from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 at 04:30 UTC on 29 June 2019. All payloads successfully deployed.
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Rocket Lab Jun 28
A glimpse of payload deployment from the Kick Stage for today's mission for . 🛰️
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Rocket Lab Jun 28
Missed today's launch? View the webcast here
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Peter Beck Jun 28
All payloads deployed, perfect flight.
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Rocket Lab Jun 28
Electron's view of Launch Complex 1 during today's mission was pretty special. 🚀
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Peter Beck Jun 28
Perfect transfer orbit!
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Rocket Lab Jun 28
The Kick Stage is now parked in an elliptical orbit for around 50 minutes. Following this, all payloads will be deployed to accurate and individual orbits.
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Rocket Lab Jun 28
Second stage cutoff confirmed and Electron is orbital
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Rocket Lab Jun 28
We've had successful hot swap of the depleted batteries.
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Rocket Lab Jun 28
Electron's fairing has now been jettisoned to make way for payload deployment
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