Launch Roundup: Rocket Lab conducts Electron reuse attempt, SpaceX to fly two Starlink v2 missions

Published by NASASpaceflight on 07/17/2023 UTC

The week of July 16 through July 23 will see at least four more launches take place around the world, potentially increasing the orbital launch count to 108 so far in 2023. This includes Rocket Lab’s launch of the “Baby Come Back” mission (which featured a first stage recovery attempt), two more SpaceX Starlink v2 missions, and the launch of a Chinese Kuaizhou 1A rocket with an as-yet-unknown payload.

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