Construction to Begin on Archimedes Test Complex in Mississippi in a Major Fast-Tracking of the Neutron Launch Vehicle to First Launch Rocket Lab today revealed it has selected NASA’s historic Stennis Space Center in Mississippi as the location of its engine test facility for its reusable rocket, Neutron. The Archimedes Test Complex will be located […]
Rocket Lab Signs Agreement with USTRANSCOM to Explore Using Neutron and Electron Rockets to Deliver Cargo Around the World
The agreement supports the U.S. Air Force’s rocket cargo project which is exploring new transport concepts for sending supplies and equipment across Earth via space. Rocket Lab today announced that it has signed a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the United States Transportation Command (USTRANSCOM) to explore the possibility of using the Company’s […]
The complex will be home to production, assembly, and integration of Rocket Lab’s Neutron launch vehicle and is expected to bring up to 250 highly-skilled jobs to the region. Rocket Lab broke ground on the construction of a state-of-the-art rocket production complex where the Company’s Neutron launch vehicle will be manufactured. The 250,000 square foot […]
This graphic shows Rocket Lab’s Neutron Production Complex and the Neutron rocket.Credits: Rocket Lab NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia was selected by Rocket Lab as the home for its new Neutron rocket’s first launch pad and production facility, further supporting the growth of commercial space capabilities in Virginia. The Neutron Production Complex will include a rocket […]
Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck unveils the company’s plans for its next-generation, reusable Neutron rocket, and its new Archimedes engines.