- Press Release
- Dec 9, 2022
Rocket Lab launch update: ‘Make It Rain’ mission
We are currently at L-9 days until the window opens for the next Rocket Lab Electron launch. Here’s everything you need to know in advance of the mission.
Launch window: 27 June – 10 July NZST.
Daily launch timing: Two hour window for lift-off from 16:30 – 18:30 NZST.
UTC: 04:30 – 06:30 UTC (27 June)
PDT: 21:30 – 23:30 (26 June)
EDT: 00:30 – 02:30 (27 June)
Launch site: Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand.
The mission is Rocket Lab’s seventh Electron launch and the third mission for 2019. Electron will loft seven small satellites to low Earth orbit in a rideshare mission procured by Spaceflight. Satellites on the mission include BlackSky’s Global-3 micro satellite, two U.S. Special Operations Command Prometheus and Melbourne Space Program’s ACRUX-1 CubeSat.
You can find more detail about the mission in the attached press kit.
On launch day, a live webcast will be available approximately 15 minutes prior to target T-0 at www.rocketlabusa.com/live-