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Rocket Lab Ltd | Electron | STP-27RM

Rocket Lab Ltd is scheduled to launch a Electron rocket as part of the STP-27RM mission. The launch window for the Government/Top Secret mission is on 11/15/2020 UTC (UNCONFIRMED) from Wallops Island, Virginia, USA. 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: STP-27RM

A U.S. Air Force experimental spacecraft.

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 they are currently looking into developing a facility in the US.

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This post was last modified on October 18, 2020 11:15 pm

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