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Rocket Lab's 13th launch ends in failure, after rocket experiences problem mid-flight

1 month ago   |   By The Verge

Rocket Lab's 13th mission to space ended in failure on Saturday, after the company's rocket experienced some kind of problem after launching to space. As a result, Rocket Lab lost its rocket, as well as all the satellites it carried on board.
The company's Electron rocket successfully took off at 5:19PM ET from Rocket Lab's primary launch facility on the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand. The launch seemed to proceed just fine for the first crucial minutes, but about six minutes into the launch, live video from the rocket stalled. At that point, Rocket Lab's livestream indicated that the...
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Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET

Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19PM ET

1 month ago   |   By Engadget

Public fireworks shows may be in short supply this weekend due to the pandemic, but Rocket Lab is ready to fill the gap. It's planning to launch its 13th mission, “Pics Or It Didn't Happen,” from a complex on New Zealand's Mahia Peninsula at 5:19PM E...
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How to watch Rocket Lab launch satellites for Canon, Planet and more live

1 month ago   |   By TechCrunch

Rocket Lab is launching a rideshare mission today which includes seven small satellites from a number of different companies, including primary payload provider Canon, which is flying a satellite equipped with the camera-maker's Earth imaging technology, including high-res photo capture equipment. The Electron rocket that Rocket Lab is flying today will also carry five Planet SuperDove Earth-Observation satellites, as well as a CubeSat from In-Space missions.
The launch, which is named ‘Pics or It Didn't Happen' is set to take place during a window which opens at 5:19 PM EDT and extends...
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