Electron • ‘The Moon God Awakens’

A Rocket Lab Electron rocket launched the QPS-SAR-5, also known as ‘TSUKUYOMI-I’, for the Japan-based Earth-imaging company the Institute for Q-shu Pioneers of Space, Inc. (iQPS). This was the 42nd flight of the Electron rocket and the first since a launch failure in September. Rocket Lab has nicknamed the mission ‘The Moon God Awakens’.