Rocket Lab Takes Big Step Toward Reusable Booster

Rocket Lab booster
Electron booster.
Credit: Peter Beck/Rocket Lab
CAPE CANAVERAL—A Rocket Lab Electron booster has lifted off from New Zealand, sending 30 small satellites on their way to orbit. It then turned around and parachuted into the Pacific Ocean for the first time, marking a key step in the company’s quest to develop a reusable fleet of rockets. Electron...

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