Rocket Lab's Electron Mini Launcher Blasts Off in Debut Flight from New Zealand

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 08:01 in Astronomy & Space

Rocket Lab's four-year campaign to develop an inexpensive, dedicated rocket to put small satellites into orbit reached a major milestone today (May 25) with the debut launch of its two-stage Electron booster from a new commercial spaceport in New Zealand.

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