Rocket Lab’s first commercial launch grounded to fix nagging technical issue
Rocket Lab’s first commercial launch scrubbed again
Ground antenna problem scrubs Rocket Lab’s first commercial launch
Problems with a downrange tracking station kept Rocket Lab’s Electron launcher on the ground in New Zealand Friday, U.S. time, and the company ordered a two-day delay to resolve the issues and wait for improved weather. Rocket Lab pushed back the launch again to Tuesday because of unfavorable weather.
Live coverage: Rocket Lab launch attempt scrubbed
Rocket Lab called off a launch attempt Tuesday, U.S. time, in New Zealand after encountering a technical problem during the countdown for the company’s first commercial satellite launch. Tuesday’s countdown came after a four-day delay to resolve problems with a downrange tracking station and wait for improved weather.
CubeSats set to ride on Rocket Lab’s first commercial launch
Rocket Lab updates launch window for first commercial mission
Rocket Lab postpones first commercial launch after issue during fueling test
NASA gears up for brisk launch pace, starting with weather satellite
Engineers at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center tasked with overseeing launches of scientific satellites and interplanetary probes will be responsible later this year for ensuring six major missions safely get into space over a span of a little more than six months, beginning with the launch of NOAA’s new GOES-S weather observatory on an Atlas 5 rocket March 1.