Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather

rocket lab launch

SpaceX might be the worldwide leader in commercial spaceflight — and get a whole lot of attention because of it — but it’s not the only private company vying for a slice of the pie. Rocket Lab, which was founded back in 2006, offers commercial flights into space as well, and its Electron rocket has already delivered satellites into space for paying clients.

It was scheduled to launch an Electron rocket again today, but the event was scrubbed at the last minute due to a less-than-cooperative Mother Nature. The launch, which would have been conducted from the company’s launch facility in New Zealand, will be rescheduled.

Continue reading…

BGR Top Deals:

Bose’s popular $100 wired earbuds are somehow down to $39 right now
Amazon is blowing out 4 different Vizio 4K TVs starting at $568

Trending Right Now:

Scientists stunned after spotting record-shattering supernova
An Apple insider with a stellar track record just leaked Apple Watch Series 5 details
This leak might be Samsung’s next-gen smartphone design, but I hope not because it’s so stupid

Rocket Lab forced to push back launch due to weather originally appeared on BGR.com on Fri, 16 Aug 2019 at 23:18:55 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Read more: feedproxy.google.com