Tag: Rocket Lab

  • SpaceX Competitor Rocket Lab Suffers Mission Failure

    SpaceX Competitor Rocket Lab Suffers Mission Failure

    Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket experienced an issue during the launch of the company’s 41st mission, named “We Will Never Desert You.” Two and a half minutes after lift-off, the launch director reported an “anomaly” that resulted in the end of the mission. “We are deeply sorry to our partners Capella Space for the loss of…

  • SpaceX Has a New Competitor

    SpaceX Has a New Competitor

    Earlier this week, Rocket Lab launched its “Baby Come Back” electron rocket at 9:27 p.m. EDT from New Zealand, sending seven satellites into orbit. The satellite cargo was provided by NASA, Space Flight Laboratory, and Spire Global.  Rocket Lab was using this shipment to test out the Electron rocket booster’s reusability design. And it appears…