Rocket Lab launches radar satellite on 30th Electron mission

Rocket Lab’s 30th Electron rocket sent a commercial radar satellite soaring to Earth orbit Thursday (Sept. 15).

The Electron booster lifted off from Rocket Lab’s New Zealand site on the North Island’s Mahia Peninsula on Thursday at 4:38 p.m. EDT (2038 GMT, or 8:38 a.m. local time on Friday, Sept. 16).

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