Virginia is for Launch Lovers - Space launch mission detailed information
Virginia is for Launch Lovers
24 JAN 2023
Rocket Lab Launch Complex 2 (Launch Area 0 C)
Rideshare mission with 3 HawkEye 360 satellites and other payloads.
Electron is a two-stage orbital expendable launch vehicle (with an optional third stage) developed by the American aerospace company Rocket Lab. Electron is a small-lift launch vehicle designed to launch small satellites and cubesats to sun-synchronous orbit and low earth orbit. The Electron is the first orbital class rocket to use electric-pump-fed engines, powered by the 9 Rutherford engines on the first stage. It is also used as a suborbital testbed (called HASTE) for hypersonics research.