Live coverage: Rocket Lab launches for fifth time this year
Rocket Lab preps for commercial satellite launch this week
Rocket Lab launch fulfills initial block of BlackSky Earth-imaging satellites
The fourth and last spacecraft in BlackSky’s initial flock of commercial Earth-imaging microsatellites successfully launched Monday aboard a Rocket Lab Electron rocket with three other payloads, setting the stage for the final assembly and launch of at least 20 more BlackSky orbiting surveillance platforms starting later this year.
Live coverage: Rocket Lab launches four satellites
Rocket Lab announces August launch with commercial and military satellites
Rocket Lab deploys experimental U.S. military smallsats on first night launch
Live coverage: Rocket Lab launches three U.S. military smallsats
Rocket Lab launches DARPA research satellite
A Rocket Lab Electron rocket climbed into orbit from New Zealand Thursday (U.S. time) with an experimental payload for a U.S. military research and development agency to demonstrate the performance of a compact, deployable antenna that could expand the communications capabilities of future small satellites.
Rocket Lab launch with DARPA’s R3D2 satellite rescheduled for Thursday
Rocket Lab’s launch team canceled a launch attempt Sunday in New Zealand after discovering a misbehaving video transmitter on the Electron booster set to loft a small U.S. military satellite into orbit to test an innovative antenna design. After replacing the transmitter, Rocket Lab announced the launch is set for Thursday (U.S. time) to wait for better weather.