Rocket Lab Readies First 2022 Electron Launch, BlackSky Adds Another Mission to Manifest

Rocket Lab Readies First 2022 Electron Launch, BlackSky Adds Another Mission to Manifest

This 24th Electron launch is the latest in a multi-launch deal with Spaceflight Inc. for BlackSky, which has secured an additional fifth dedicated mission on Rocket Lab’s 2022 launch manifest following multiple successful missions last year. Rocket Lab USA has announced the launch window for its first Electron mission in 2022, a dedicated mission for BlackSky through […]

Rocket Lab to Acquire SolAero, a Global Leader in Space Solar Power Products

ocket lab acquires Solaero

The acquisition will add the world’s largest production line of high-performing space solar cells to Rocket Lab’s growing space systems business Rocket Lab has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire SolAero Holdings, Inc., a premier supplier of space solar power products and precision aerospace structures for the global aerospace market, for $80 million […]

Synspective to Launch Three Satellites Aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron

Synspective to Launch Three Satellites Aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron

Synspective, a Japanese Earth-imaging company, will launch three of its StriX satellites aboard Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle, the companies announced Tuesday. The satellites will add to Synspective’s synthetic aperture radar (SAR) constellation, developed to take images of the Earth and detect changes to the planet’s surface down to the millimetre. It operates regardless of […]