Thursday, May 25, 2017

New Zealand nearly made orbit today. Congratulations.

May 26, 2017

Rocket Lab engineers (click here) have started analysing data from yesterday's historic launch from the Mahia Peninsula that took the company to space but not able to complete its orbital mission.
Lift-off at 4.20pm was the first orbital-class rocket launched from a private launch site in the world
New Zealand became the 11th country with potential to launch cargo into space, joining superpowers and tech heavyweights. The Government hailed the lift-off as a major milestone for the country's space industry....