spacetoday.net: space news from around the webin association with SpaceNews


Rocket Lab set for first launch
Posted: Sun, May 21, 2017, 10:04 AM ET (1404 GMT)
Rocket Lab is scheduled to launch its first Electron small rocket this week, although weather has already postponed the first launch attempt by a day. The company's Electron rocket was scheduled to launch at the beginnning of a ten-day window late May 21 (EDT), but the company announced early May 21 that high winds prevented the rollout of the rocket to the launch pad, delaying the launch by a day. Electron is a vehicle designed to launch small satellites weighing up to 150 kilograms into low Earth orbit. This launch, dubbed "It's a Test," is the first of three test launches planned before beginning commercial missions.
<<previous article   next article>>
news in brief

"Monster" planet puzzles astronomers
Posted: Sun, Nov 5 10:14 AM ET (1514 GMT)

Chairman of House Science Committee to retire
Posted: Sun, Nov 5 10:13 AM ET (1513 GMT)

news links
Wednesday, November 22
New project puts Denmark firmly on the space map
Copenhagen Post — 1:16 am ET (0616 GMT)


about spacetoday.net   ·   info@spacetoday.net   ·   mailing list