Rocket Lab

Phew, NASA’s CAPSTONE is no Longer Tumbling in Space

Engineers with the trouble-plagued CAPSTONE mission to the Moon have made progress in stabilizing the spacecraft. A month ago, the…

2 months ago

Rocket Lab is Sending its own Mission to Venus to Search for Life

In a recent study published in Instrumentation and Methods for Astrophysics, the private space company, Rocket Lab, outlines a plan…

3 months ago

Hazegrayart Shows how Rocket Lab's Reusable Neutron Rocket Could Work

A new animation shows what Rocket Lab's totally-reusable rocket will look like when it starts sending satellites to space.

4 months ago

Rocket Lab Launches NASA’s CAPSTONE Mission to the Moon

A microwave oven–sized cubesat launched to space today from New Zealand by commercial company Rocket Lab and their Electron rocket.…

5 months ago

They Did It! Rocket Lab Uses Copter to Catch (and Release) a Rocket

Rocket Lab has just joined SpaceX in the club of space companies that can launch an orbital-class rocket booster and…

7 months ago

Rocket Lab Shows off its new Reusable Neutron Rocket, due for Launch in 2024

Rocket Lab just showed the updated design of their Neutron rocket, which features a never-before-seen Hungry Hippo fairing!

12 months ago

NASA Will be Sending two More Missions to Mars in 2024, Costing Just $80 Million

One of the biggest ongoing changes in space exploration is the introduction of commercial methods into the field.  Commercial launch…

1 year ago

Move Over, Electron: Rocket Lab Introduces Its New Neutron Rocket

Peter Beck announces an addition to the Rocket Lab family, with the Neutron Rocket.

2 years ago

Electron Rocket’s 13th Launch Failed, Destroying its Satellite Payload

In what would have been the 12th successful launch of their Electron rocket, Rocket Lab

2 years ago

Rocket Lab was Able to Catch Falling Inert Rocket Stage With a Helicopter, Continuing Their Path to Reusability

Just prior to the isolation order, commercial launch provider Rocket Lab conducted a successful mid-air recovery of a test stage,…

3 years ago