The mega constellation launcher

8,000 Kilograms To LEO
1,500 Kilograms To Mars/Venus
Reusable Launch Again And Again

Your mission, your way

Reliable and cost-effective launch services for constellation deployment, cargo resupply, interplanetary missions. Human spaceflight capable.

Overview

Height
40 m / 131 ft
Diameter
7m
Fairing Diameter
5m
Payload To LEO
8,000 kg
Max Payload To LEO
15,000 kg
Lift Off Mass
480,000 kg
Propellant
LOX / Methane

Features

  • Designed for mega constellation deployment, deep space missions, and human spaceflight
  • Efficient reusability - return to launch site
  • Captive fairing design allows for fully reusable first stage
    and fairing
  • Lightweight specially formulated Rocket Lab carbon composite structure
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Performance

Neutron will feature the new Archimedes Engine

 

First Stage
  • 7 Archimedes Engines
  • Lox/Methane G/G Cycle
  • Total Lift-off Thrust: 5,960 kN (1,300,000 lbf)
  • Total Peak Thrust: 7,530 kN (1,640,000 lbf)

 

Second Stage
  • Single Vacuum Archimedes Engine
  • Lox/Methane G/G Cycle
  • Vacuum Thrust: 1,110 kN (250,000 lbf)
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