Rocket Lab Marks Milestone with 50th Electron Rocket Launch Written 21 June 2024


Rocket Lab Electron rocket launch, March 21, 2024. | Credit: The Launch Pad; YouTube; Framegrab

Spaceflight Now reports, “Rocket Lab successfully reached a milestone that few commercial rockets achieved and at a pace that outperformed its competition. The company launched its 50th Electron rocket to date just seven years after the vehicle’s debut in May 2017 … Onboard the rocket were five satellites on behalf of France-based internet of things company, Kinéis … All five on this flight were successfully deployed.”
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RocketLab 50th Electron Launch
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