Live coverage: Rocket Lab launches Electron, booster parachutes into sea

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Launch Complex 1 on Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand carrying 30 small payloads into low Earth orbit. The mission will feature Rocket Lab’s first attempt to recover an Electron booster intact for refurbishment and reuse. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

Rocket Lab’s live video webcast begins approximately 30 minutes prior to launch, and will be available on this page.