Rocket Lab launches 34 satellites into orbit

An Electron booster from private aerospace company Rocket Lab has launched 34 mini-satellites into Earth orbit, the US company said in a statement.

“Payload deployed, mission success 26- launch of Electron,” Rocket Lab said.

The launch took place from Rocket Lab’s first launch complex on the Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand.

It was previously reported that Rocket’s Electron rocket Lab successfully launched two Earth remote sensing satellites from the American geospatial intelligence company BlackSky.

It also became known that  Elon Musk's SpaceX company launched a Falcon 9 launch vehicle with 53 mini-satellites for the orbital Internet Starlink networks.


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