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Electron | Running Out Of Toes


Agency: Rocket Lab Ltd

Vehicle: Electron

Departure: May 15, 2021 | 10:08:00 UTC

Country: NZL

Launch Complex: Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand


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This is the 20th launch of Electron rocket. It will deploy two Earth imaging microsatellites for BlackSky's constellation. This mission will also see the second attempt to recover the first stage of Electron rocket. The booster is planned to perform water landing with the help of parachute system deployed after re-entering the atmosphere.