Rocket Lab Sets July 29 For Return To Flight

The successful launch of the 17th Electron mission.
Credit: Rocket Lab
CAPE CANAVERAL—Rocket Lab intends to return its Electron small satellite launcher into commercial service as early as July 29 following an accident two months ago. The 21st flight of Electron is targeted for liftoff from Rocket Lab’s Mahai, New Zealand, spaceport between 6 p.m.-8 p.m. local time (2...
Irene Klotz

Irene Klotz is Senior Space Editor for Aviation Week, based in Cape Canaveral. Before joining Aviation Week in 2017, Irene spent 25 years as a wire service reporter covering human and robotic spaceflight, commercial space, astronomy, science and technology for Reuters and United Press International.

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