Rocket Lab Ltd | Electron | As The Crow Flies

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.

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As The Crow Flies

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.

This post was last modified on October 15, 2019 4:32 am

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