May 24, 2019

Live coverage: Rocket Lab launches three U.S. military smallsats


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Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Launch Complex 1 on Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand carrying three U.S. military-sponsored experimental satellites into orbit on the STP-27RD mission. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

Rocket Lab’s live video webcast begins around 15 minutes prior to launch, and will be available on this page.


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