Rocket Lab Eyes Early 2017 Electron Flight

Credit: Electron: Rocket Lab
LOS ANGELES—Space company Rocket Lab is targeting the start of test flights for its Electron launch vehicle from its New Zealand facility early in the new year, following the completion of qualification and acceptance tests of the nine-engine first stage. “This is the last big milestone we needed to...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.