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Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 Running Out of Toes 🔴 Live

By |2021-05-15T08:18:59-04:00May 15th, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Rocket Lab "Running Out Of Toes" is the first of four dedicated launches this year for BlackSky, a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence and global monitoring services. Running Out Of Toes will see Electron deploy two 60kg class Earth-observation satellites to low Earth orbit, where they’ll join three BlackSky satellites previously deployed by [...]

Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 They Go Up So Fast 🔴 Live

By |2021-03-22T20:03:00-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Rocket Lab "They Go Up So Fast" mission, which will be Rocket Lab’s 19th Electron launch, will lift-off from Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula.Rocket Lab's 19th Electron mission will deploy a range of satellites for commercial and government satellite operators, as well as place a next-generation Rocket Lab Photon spacecraft in [...]

Rocket Lab Electron Launch 🚀 Return to Sender 🔴 Live

By |2020-11-19T22:20:29-05:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Rocket Lab Return to Sender mission, which will be Rocket Lab’s 16th Electron launch, will lift-off from Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula.Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle will loft 30 satellites to a sun-synchronous orbit at 500 km altitude for a range of customers, including TriSept, Unseenlabs, Swarm, Auckland Programme for Space [...]

SpaceX Splashdown Gets Unexpected Boaters Encroaching on DM-2 Recovery

By |2020-08-03T17:29:19-04:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Space Education|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On August 2, 2020 the SpaceX Demo-2 mission concluded with a successful splashdown and recovery of their DM-2 Crew Dragon capsule with Astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley onboard. At the recovery site, though, over 25 recreational boaters began encroaching into the recovery area where a Notice to Mariners had been issued. Although it appears [...]

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