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Rocket Lab has successfully recovered a booster for the first time


Rocket Lab has successfully recovered a booster for the first time New Zealand company Rocket Lab has hit a key milestone with the successful launch and recovery of its flagship Electron rocket. The mission, the firm’s 16th so far, included a soft parachute landing of the first-stage booster to the ocean for the first time. The mission: Electron was launched around 1:46 a.m. local time this morning from the company’s launch site on the southern tip of New Zealand’s North Island. The mission successfully deployed 30 satellites into low Earth orbit.    More



(Source: MIT Technology Review - Nov 22)

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