Rocket Lab Rocket Launch Schedule - Launch Dates & Countdowns

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44
TOTAL LAUNCHES
40
SUCCESSFUL LAUNCHES
29
FUTURE LAUNCHES
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Electron | Owl Night Long

Sat 09, Mar 2024 09:00:AM
Unknown Pad
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Mission Details

StriX-3 is a synthetic aperture radar satellite for Japanese Earth imaging company Synspective. It can gather high resolution Earth observation data regardless of conditions or daylight, offering a resilient and effective resource for the purposes of urban development, infrastructure monitoring, and disaster response.

     

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Electron | Live and Let Fly (NROL-123)

Tue 19, Mar 2024 07:00:PM
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 2 (Launch Area 0 C)
Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Mission Details

Mission for the National Reconnaissance Office.

     

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Electron | Capella Acadia 3

Sat 30, Mar 2024 07:00:PM
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 2 (Launch Area 0 C)
Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Mission Details

Payload consists of a single SAR Earth-imaging Acadia satellite, a new generation satellite designed, manufactured, and operated by Capella Space.

     

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Electron | ACS3 & others

Sat 30, Mar 2024 07:00:PM
Unknown Pad
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Mission Details

This rideshare flight carries several payloads, including NASA's Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3). ACS3 is a technology demonstration mission tasked with deploying a composite boom solar sail. NeonSat-1 is a high-resolution optical satellite by South Korea's KAIST that will be deployed as a technology demonstration for a planned future Earth observation constellation.

     

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Electron | PREFIRE 1

Tue 30, Apr 2024 07:00:PM
Unknown Pad
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand

Mission Details

First 6U Cubesat carrying a miniaturized IR spectrometer, covering 0- 45 μm at 0.84 μm spectral resolution, operating for one seasonal cycle for NASAs PREFIRE (Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment) mission.

     

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Rocket Lab | USA
Launchers Electron
Spacecraft
Total Launches 44
Successful Launches 4
Upcoming Launches 29
Rocket Lab is an American aerospace manufacturer with a wholly owned New Zealand subsidiary. The company develops lightweight, cost-effective commercial rocket launch services. The Electron Program was founded on the premise that small payloads such as CubeSats require dedicated small launch vehicles and flexibility not currently offered by traditional rocket systems. Its rocket, the Electron, is a light-weight rocket and is now operating commercially. The company is also producing a variety of spacecrafts and spacecrafts components.