Advertisement

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 10/31/2021 UTC (Date May Change) 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.

View All Launch Details >

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.

View All Launch Details >

This post was last modified on July 26, 2021 10:15 am

Upcoming Rocket Launches

China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation | Long March 2D | Tianhui-1-04

TH 1 (Tianhui-1 = "Sky drawing") is a Chinese stereo-topographic mapping satellite operated by the… View Rocket Launch Details

1 day ago

United Launch Alliance | Atlas V N22 | CST-100 Starliner Orbital Flight Test 2 (Uncrewed)

This is the second uncrewed test flight for the Starliner spacecraft. Reflight of the OFT… View Rocket Launch Details

2 hours ago

Arianespace | Ariane 5 ECA | Star One D2 & Eutelsat Quantum

Star One D2 is a 6.2 tons satellite built by Space Systems Loral for operator… View Rocket Launch Details

1 day ago

Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation | Soyuz 2.1v | EMKA

The payload of this launch is reported to be a small reconnaissance satellite called EMKA… View Rocket Launch Details

1 day ago

Interstellar Technologies | MOMO | Flight 6

Despite the MOMO unit's number, this is the seventh flight of the sounding rocket. Company… View Rocket Launch Details

1 day ago

Arianespace | Vega | Pléiades Neo 4

Pléiades Neo is a constellation of four optical high-resolution Earth observation satellites built and operated… View Rocket Launch Details

1 day ago