LOGAN, Utah—Rocket Lab plans to recover and refly the first stages of its dedicated small satellite launch vehicle Electron, with the goal of picking up its launch pace, CEO Peter Beck said Aug. 6. Initially, Rocket Lab will recover the spent booster from the Pacific Ocean downrange from its launch site on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula. “We’ll refurbish what we can out of that,” Beck told Aerospace DAILY on the sidelines of the SmallSat 2019 conference ...

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