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Rocket Lab Ltd | Electron | Kinéis 1-5

Rocket Lab Ltd is scheduled to launch a Electron rocket as part of the Kinéis 1-5 mission. The launch window for the Communications mission is on 04/30/2023 00:00 UTC from Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Electron and experience the excitement for yourself.

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Mission: Kinéis 1-5

First batch of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each.

Rocket: Electron

Electron is a two-stage orbital expendable launch vehicle (with an optional third stage) developed by the American aerospace company Rocket Lab. Electron is a small-lift launch vehicle designed to launch small satellites and cubesats to sun-synchronous orbit and low earth orbit. The Electron is the first orbital class rocket to use electric-pump-fed engines, powered by the 9 Rutherford engines on the first stage.

Agency: Rocket Lab Ltd

Rocket Lab is an American aerospace manufacturer with a wholly owned New Zealand subsidiary. The company develops lightweight, cost-effective commercial rocket launch services. The Electron Program was founded on the premise that small payloads such as CubeSats require dedicated small launch vehicles and flexibility not currently offered by traditional rocket systems. Its rocket, the Electron, is a light-weight rocket and is now operating commercially. Electron currently launches from only Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand however a second launch complex in the US is under development.

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