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Rocket Lab schedules first commercial launch
Posted: Sun, Apr 8, 2018, 9:18 AM ET (1318 GMT)
Rocket Lab Electron launch, January 2018 (Rocket Lab) Rocket Lab has scheduled its first commercial mission for later this month. The company, based in the U.S. but with launch operations in New Zealand, said it plans to carry out an Electron launch in a window that opens April 19 (U.S. time) and runs for two weeks. The rocket's payload will include two satellites for Spire and one built by Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems for GeoOptics. The launch will be the third for the Electron after two test flights, most recently in January.
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