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Rocket Lab successfully launches satellites for Planet and Canon – Spaceflight Now




An Electron rocket lifts off from Rocket Lab’s launch base in New Zealand with 10 small satellites for Planet and Canon. Credit: Rocket Lab
An experimental satellite for Canon Electronics and nine Earth-imaging CubeSats for Planet fired into orbit from New Zealand on Wednesday on top of a Rocket Lab Electron booster, taking the place of similar spacecraft destroyed in a Rocket Lab launch failure in July.
Nine Rutherford main engines roared to life and sent the nearly 60-foot-tall (18-meter) Electron…

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