Electron’s Commercial Debut To Include Two Spire Satellites

Credit: Electron: Rocket Lab
Rocket Lab’s first commercial flight of its Electron launcher, slated for April, will include two spacecraft for Spire, a San Francisco- and Glasgow, Scotland-based company that operates a constellation of cubesats for weather forecasting, ship tracking—and if the upcoming launch is successful...
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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