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Watch Rocket Lab launch a Canon satellite into space at 5:19 p.m. ET

Public firework shows may be in short supply this weekend due to the pandemic, but Rocket Lab is ready to fill the gap. It is planned to launch the 13th mission, “Pictures or It Didn’t Happen,” from a complex on the New Zealand Mahia Peninsula at 5:19 p.m. Eastern. A livestream (below) is available 15 minutes before the start. The …

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Rocket Lab loses Electron Booster, five small satellites on launch failure

The second stage of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket with seven small satellites was faulty after launching from New Zealand on Saturday, suddenly slowing and losing altitude. The company confirmed that the vehicle and its payloads had been lost, but there was no indication of what went wrong. “We lost the flight late in the mission,” tweeted CEO Peter Beck. …

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2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic leaderboard, takeaway: Bryson DeChambeau illuminates it in round 1

The big guy – Bryson DeChambeau – made big guys in Round 1 of the Rocket Mortgage Classic on Thursday. After the first round, he followed Scott Stallings, Doc Redman and Kevin Kisner when all three 7-under-65s shot to start the event, while DeChambeau followed them all with a 6-under-66. DeChambeau, however, owned the afternoon by hitting absolute missiles from …

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2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic leaderboard: live coverage, golf scores, updates, highlights in round 1

The 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic kicks off at Detroit Golf Club on Thursday, while the PGA Tour is holding its fourth event since its return amid the COVID-19 pandemic. While this event may not have the same field weight as the top three, there are still many interesting storylines, including top 10 players Webb Simpson, Bryson DeChambeau and Patrick Reed, …

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SpaceX mixes the rocket launch order after Starlink delay

SpaceX has withdrawn from a Starlink launch attempt on June 26 to allow “additional time for pre-launch checkouts”, which means the company’s second US military GPS satellite mission is now pending. The GPS III SV03 mission is scheduled to start on June 30 at 3:56 p.m. EDT (19:56 UTC) (NET) at the earliest. It will be SpaceX’s last mission this …

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Arianespace’s Vega rocket challenges SpaceX, Rocket Lab in the small satellite market

The Arianespace Vega rocket will launch on March 21, 2019 in French Guiana. Arianespace A large number of small satellites manufactured in the USA are due to launch on Saturday with a rocket from South America. This mission represents foreign competition to US missile manufacturers such as SpaceX and Rocket Lab. The Vega rocket, built by the Italian aerospace company …

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Rocket Lab successfully launches its 12th electron with NASA and NGO payloads – TechCrunch

Missile laboratory has returned to active launch status from its first launchpad in New Zealand after the global COVID-19 pandemic temporarily stopped working there. In the early morning, the company flew its 12th electron launcher from its launch site on the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand and carried payloads on behalf of the U.S. National Reconnaisance Office (NGO), NASA and …

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