The Beat Goes On

The Beat Goes On
Mission Name
The Beat Goes On
Electron Name
The Beat Goes On
Launch Date
24 March 2023
Launch Time
09:14 UTC
Launch Site
Launch Complex 1

Mission Overview

“The Beat Goes On” mission launched two of BlackSky’s Gen-2 Earth-imaging satellites from Pad B at Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 in Mahia, New Zealand and brought the total number of satellites delivered by Electron to orbit to 159. 

The pair of high-resolution, multi-spectral, Gen-2 satellites launched on Electron expanded BlackSky’s network in space and its offering of real-time geospatial intelligence and monitoring services. BlackSky combines high-resolution images captured by its constellation of microsatellites with its proprietary artificial intelligence software to deliver analytics and insights to industries including transportation, infrastructure, land use, defense, supply chain management, and humanitarian aid.

Press Kit

Launch Updates

For real time launch updates, follow Rocket Lab on Twitter and Facebook.