• Customer: BlackSky
  • Launch Vehicle: Rocket Lab Electron
  • Launch Location: Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 Pad A, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
  • Destination: Low Earth Orbit, 430km circular
  • Total spacecraft: 2

The ‘Without Mission A Beat’ mission, which Spaceflight Inc. procured, and managed integration and mission management for its customer BlackSky, lifted-off from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Mahia Peninsula.

Following lift-off at 05:41, April 02, Electron successfully delivered the pair of BlackSky Gen-2 Earth-imaging satellites to a circular 430km orbit, growing BlackSky’s constellation of real-time geospatial monitoring spacecraft to 12.

 

       

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