Re: Rocket Lab test in the next couple of weeks

From: Mark Robinson via Seesat-l <seesat-l_at_satobs.org>
Date: Thu, 25 May 2017 18:08:36 +1200
Rocket Lab's Electron vehicle launched at 1620:00NZST this afternoon (0400 UTC).

Second stage ignition and separation were successful but the video link was 
lost shortly after max Q.

> https://twitter.com/RocketLabUSA/status/867612663764762624



On 19/05/17 01:41, Mark Robinson via Seesat-l wrote:
> Rocket Lab (NZ/USA) plans to launch a passive payload into an elliptical orbit,
> varying between 300 - 500km at an 83 degree inclination on it's Electron
> vehicle during a ten day window starting on 22May NZST (GMT+12).
>
> Intended launch azimuth is 174 degrees from Rocket Lab's launch facility on the
> Māhia Peninsula, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, ll(-39.2618,177.8652).
>
>> https://twitter.com/rocketlabusa
>
>> https://www.rocketlabusa.com/
>
>> https://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/licenses_permits/media/LLS%2017-095%20-%20Rocket%20Lab%20USA%20-%20License%20and%20Orders%202017-05-15.pdf
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