Rocket Lab

ROCKET LAB COMPLETES WORLD’S FIRST PRIVATE ORBITAL LAUNCH SITE

Rocket Lab has completed the world’s first private orbital launch complex, Launch Complex 1. Located on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula, Launch Complex 1 is set to enable the highest frequency of space launches in history. The facility will be the primary site for launches of Rocket Lab’s Electron vehicle, designed to lift a 150 kg […]

MOON EXPRESS SIGNS HISTORIC LAUNCH AGREEMENT FOR PRIVATE MISSIONS TO THE MOON

October 2, 2015 – Moon Express, Inc. is one step closer to becoming the first private company to land a spacecraft on the Moon. The company today announced it signed a contract with Rocket Lab on September 30 to launch three Moon Express robotic spacecraft to land on the Moon starting in 2017. Moon Express […]

ROCKET LAB PROPOSES WORLD’S FIRST COMMERCIAL LAUNCH SITE

Rocket Lab announced it will be the first commercial company to build and operate an orbital launch site. The company plans to build the launch site on Kaitorete Spit in the Canterbury region of New Zealand’s South Island, which will be used to launch Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle designed to deliver small satellites to […]

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