Still Testing

Still Testing
Mission Name
Still Testing
Electron Name
Still Testing
Launch Date
21 January 2018
Launch Time
02:43 UTC (14:43 NZT)
Launch Site
Launch Complex 1

Click the video above to watch the launch webcast. 

Mission Overview

The Still Testing mission was Rocket Lab's first orbital launch of the Electron vehicle. Electron lifted-off at 14:43 NZDT from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 on the Māhia Peninsula in New Zealand on 21 January 2018. The launch marked the beginning of a new era in commercial access to space.

Still Testing carried a Dove Pioneer Earth-imaging satellite for Planet, as well as two Lemur-2 satellites for weather and ship tracking company Spire.


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