Financial: Rocket Lab Postpones Electron Launch To Perform More Tests

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California-based Rocket Lab’s plan of testing out its reusable rocket components might be executed a little later than anticipated, the company has said in a statement. In the announcement made on November 29, 2019, the firm stated that it has to interrupt its scheduled take off for a while to perform further trials.

A Twitter post from the company confirms that Rocket Lab intends to undergo further checks on ground systems ahead of the launch which, for November 29 at 0820 GMT. The Electron rocket was set for takeoff at the Launch Complex 1 in Mahia Peninsula launch site, New Zealand. The mission included the transport of seven satellites into Earth orbit. The company has additionally said that despite the delay, the launch window is still open until December 12. Rocket Lab is set to announce another target launch date soon.


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