Rocket Lab Ltd is scheduled to launch a Electron rocket as part of the As The Crow Flies mission. The launch window for the Earth Science mission is on October 17, 2019 00:00:00 UTC from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Electron and experience the excitement for yourself.
Encapsulated in Electron’s fairing will be a single spacecraft for Astro Digital, a California-based satellite manufacturer and operator. The Landmapper-BC satellite features a broad coverage multispectral imaging system with a resolution of 22 meters per pixel.
The mission is named ‘As The Crow Flies’ in a nod to Astro Digital’s Corvus Platform, which provides flexible and cost-effective solutions across a wide range of applications and mission profiles on bus variants ranging from 6U and 16U CubeSats to ESPA Class. Corvus is also a widely-distributed genus of birds which includes crows.
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