Rocket Lab Launch Failure Destroys Two BlackSky Satellites

Credit: Electron: Rocket Lab via Twitter
A Rocket Lab Electron failed moments after first-stage separation on May 15, resulting in the lost of the two BlackSky earth observation satellites onboard, the company said. The second launch failure by an Electron vehicle—on the company’s 20th mission, which was named “Running Out of Toes”—is...
Steve Trimble

Steve covers military aviation, missiles and space for the Aviation Week Network, based in Washington DC.

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