Rocket Lab won’t be ready to launch its new rocket by year’s end, documents suggest

A National Reconnaissance Office satellite sits on a Rocket Lab Electron vehicle before its Aug. 4, 2022, launch. Credit: Rocket Lab By Audrey Decker, Published by Defense One, 26 February 2024 This likely means a delay for the Pentagon’s effort to boost competition for rocket launches. Despite its promises, Rocket

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UK Space Agency boosts plans for launches

By Tom Dunlop, Published by UK Defence Journal, 8 January 2024 The UK Space Agency has announced a £6.7 million investment in two companies, Orbex and HyImpulse, to develop sustainable launch technologies. This investment, part of the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Boost! Programme, aims to position the UK as Europe’s

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