Rocket Lab plans to launch the Electron rocket at the end of January

(ORDO NEWS) — Rocket Lab’s first Elektron rocket in the United States will launch from Wallops Island. The launch is scheduled Tuesday, January 24. The launch window will be open for 6-8 hours.

The Electron rocket will be launched from Launch Complex 2 on Wallops Island. Called Virginia is for Launch Lovers, the mission will deploy RF monitoring satellites for the HawkEye 360.

With this mission, NASA wants to help develop the growing economy of near-Earth space.

The launch could be visible, weather permitting, to residents of most of the East Coast of the United States. Rocket Lab will be streaming the launch live on its website.

The broadcast will begin at approximately 23:20 on Monday, January 23.


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