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Rocket Lab successfully launches second Electron booster test flight

Techcrunch ---------- Rocket Lab is hoping to fill a niche for small payload orbital launches with its house-built Electron rocket and private launch facility – and now it’s one step closer to full commercial operations. The startup managed its second test flight (via Space) for its Electron booster – this time making it all the way to orbit, where it deployed some of its first ever customer payloads. The Electron launched from Rocket Lab’ launch pad in New Zealand, which it has set up to be the first commercial private launch facility in the world. Having a private pad means less complexity in terms of working with stakeholders and partners, and a potential to be able to launch rockets with unmatched flexibility and consistency. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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