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Virginia is for Launch Lovers


Rocket Lab Ltd

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Virginia is for Launch Lovers

Type: Dedicated Rideshare
Launch Cost: $6,000,000

Rideshare mission with 3 HawkEye 360 satellites and other payloads.


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Mission patch for Virginia is for Launch Lovers


Rocket Lab Launch Complex 2 (Launch Area 0 C)

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

75 rockets have launched from Wallops Island, Virginia, USA.

Rocket Lab Launch Complex 2 (Launch Area 0 C), Wallops Island, Virginia, USA


Electron – Rocket Lab Ltd

  • Family: Electron
  • Length: 18 m
  • Diameter: 1.2 m
  • Launch Mass: 13 T
  • Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 300 kg

The Electron was manufactured by Rocket Lab Ltd with the first launch on 2017-05-25. Electron has 34 successful launches and 3 failed launches with a total of 37 launches. 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.


Rocket Lab Ltd – RL

  • Type: Commercial
  • Abbreviation: RL
  • Administration: CEO: Peter Beck
  • Founded: 2006
  • Launchers: Electron
  • Country: USA

Rocket Lab is an American aerospace manufacturer with a wholly owned New Zealand subsidiary. The company develops lightweight, cost-effective commercial rocket launch services. The Electron Program was founded on the premise that small payloads such as CubeSats require dedicated small launch vehicles and flexibility not currently offered by traditional rocket systems. Its rocket, the Electron, is a light-weight rocket and is now operating commercially. Electron currently launches from only Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand however a second launch complex in the US is under development.

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Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
4 months ago

Good luck to all involved….from Aussies (down under).!.

lily bagwell
lily bagwell
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4 months ago


lily bagwell
lily bagwell
4 months ago

Good luck…

Ken & Judy O
Ken & Judy O' Neill
Reply to  lily bagwell
4 months ago

Fantastic launch .