• Rocket Lab is Launching From US Soil to Challenge SpaceX

    9 days ago - By Observer

    Rocket Lab , a rising competitor to SpaceX in the reusable rocket market, is scheduled to launch its first orbital mission from the U.S. soil today in Virginia, marking the beginning of the company's regular commercial launches in the U.S.
    The mission, called “Virginia Is for Launch Lovers,” will send an Electron rocket carrying three surveillance satellites for HawkEye 360, a Virginia-based company providing geospatial analytics, to Earth's orbit from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
    Electron is the second most frequently launched rocket in the world just behind SpaceX's Falcon...
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