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suborbital launch from New Zealand

Accepted submission by butthurt at 2017-05-25 07:15:20
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“Made it to space. Team delighted. More to follow!” the U.S. company, founded by New Zealander Peter Beck, tweeted at 4:29 p.m. New Zealand time Thursday. It is the first test of the company’s Electron Rocket from New Zealand [...]

Rocket Lab aims to build a New Zealand base from which to launch small satellites into low orbit. [...]

Today’s test rocket did not make it into orbit [...]

Bloomberg [bloomberg.com]

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