Mission at-a-glance:

  • Customer: BlackSky
  • Launch Vehicle: Rocket Lab Electron
  • Launch Location: Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula
  • Total spacecraft: 1
  • Launching: Mid-March 2021

 

Rocket Lab’s ‘They Go Up So Fast’ mission (also called RL-6 by Spaceflight representing its 6th mission with Rocket Lab) is scheduled to lift-off from Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula in mid-March 2021.

Spaceflight arranged the launch and is providing mission management and integration services for BlackSky.

BlackSky will include a single Earth observation microsatellite from its BlackSky Global Series. This is the seventh launch of a Gen-2 spacecraft to date for BlackSky.

 

 

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