Rocket Lab to Take Next Major Step Toward Electron Reusability by Launching Pre-Flown Engine

Published by
Cerebral Overload

Rocket Lab USA, Inc. (Nasdaq: RKLB) (“Rocket Lab” or “the Company”), a leading launch and space systems company, today announced it is taking the next major step in evolving the Electron launch vehicle into a reusable rocket by launching a pre-flown Rutherford engine. The 3D printed engine, previously flown on the ‘There and Back Again’ mission launched in May 2022, has undergone extensive qualification and acceptance testing to certify it for re-flight, including multiple full mission duration hot fires where the pre-flown engine performed flawlessly and on par with a new Rutherford engine. W…

Read More

See also  Trump met with ex-Clinton pollster Mark Penn to discuss impeachment

Leave a Reply