Fleet Space Technologies
Live coverage: Rocket Lab launches small satellites from New Zealand
On-board camera replay of PSLV’s deployment of 31 smallsats
Indian rocket launches 31 satellites
India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle lifted off Thursday and deployed in orbit a hyperspectral Earth-imaging satellite designed to assess vegetation, soil conditions and pollution in rich detail, then maneuvered to a lower altitude to release 30 more smallsats, including reinforcements for Planet and Spire’s commercial Earth-observing constellations.
Live coverage: PSLV launches cluster of international satellites
Rocket Lab delivers seven payloads to orbit, plans next launch in December
Rocket Lab’s Electron booster launched six small satellites and a drag sail demonstrator to orbit Sunday from New Zealand, a success on the company’s first commercial mission that officials said should pave the way for a launch carrying NASA CubeSats next month and up to 16 flights of the light-class rocket next year.