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Rocket Lab launch schedule
« on: 02/16/2017 02:03 PM »
Scheduled:

Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site (Country) - Time (UTC)

2017

NET late February  2nd quarter  May    21   22 - test flight 1: ''It's a Test'' - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand) - 21:30-02:30
NET March  2nd quarter  summer - test flight 2: Outerspace 1, ISILaunch cubesats - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET March  2nd quarter  summer - test flight 3: Outerspace 2, Outerspace 3, ISILaunch cubesats - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 2nd quarter - Outerspace 1 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 2nd quarter - Outerspace 2, Outerspace 3 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 2nd quarter  summer - ANDESITE, CeREs, CHOMPTT, Da Vinci, ISX, NMTSat , RSat-P, Shields 1, STF 1, CubeSail 1, CubeSail 2, GeoStare /, TomSat Eagle Scout, TomSat R3, SHFT 1 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 2nd quarter  summer - Dove / Flock-x (x20-25) - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)

4th quarter - Moon Express mission (Google Lunar XPRIZE) - Electron/MX-1E micro-lander - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter - Moon Express mission (Google Lunar XPRIZE) - Electron/MX-1E micro-lander - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)

2018
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)

2019
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)

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« Last Edit: 05/21/2017 09:08 AM by Salo »

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #1 on: 02/16/2017 02:09 PM »
http://forum.nasaspaceflight.com/index.php?topic=15847.msg1612601#msg1612601

Scheduled:

Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site (Country) - Time (UTC)

2017

NET late February - ''It's a Test'' - test flight 1 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET March - test flight 2 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET March - test flight 3 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 2nd quarter - Outerspace 1 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 2nd quarter - Outerspace 2, Outerspace 3 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)


The Outerspace satellites are planned to be on the test flights.

Also there is the ISILaunch 18 cubesat combo (with only a few cubesats) on one of the testflights (which might perhaps include the Outerspace satellites)

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #4 on: 05/20/2017 12:37 AM »
Seeing as this schedule is for a launch site in the Southern Hemisphere, and it's winter here now (it's so very, very winter right now), it may be helpful to use a less ambiguous term to denote the time for the upcoming launches.

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #5 on: 05/22/2017 05:51 PM »
would it be possible to have this thread pinned/stickied? similarly to the other launch schedule threads?
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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #6 on: 05/22/2017 07:59 PM »
would it be possible to have this thread pinned/stickied? similarly to the other launch schedule threads?

When they are in operation and launching payloads, sure... But now? It seems presumptuous.

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #7 on: 05/25/2017 05:15 AM »
Launched:

2017:
№ – Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

May 25 - test flight 1: ''It's a Test'' - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand) - 04:24 (launch failure)

Scheduled:

Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site (Country) - Time (UTC)

2017

NET early October  late  October 20-November 8  December 7 - test flight 2 ''Still testing'': Flock-3m  Dove Pioneer (x2), Lemur-2 (x2) - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET summer  September  December - test flight 3: Outerspace 1, ISILaunch cubesats - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)

2018
4th quarter 2017  1st quarter - Moon Express mission (Google Lunar XPRIZE) - Electron/MX-1E micro-lander - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter 2017  1st quarter - Moon Express mission (Google Lunar XPRIZE) - Electron/MX-1E micro-lander - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET summer  fall 2017  1st quarter - test flight 3: Outerspace 2, Outerspace 3, ISILaunch cubesats - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET summer  November 2017  1st quarter - ELaNa XIX: ANDESITE, CeREs, CHOMPTT, Da Vinci, ISX, NMTSat , RSat-P, Shields 1, STF 1, CubeSail 1, CubeSail 2, GeoStare /, TomSat Eagle Scout, TomSat R3, SHFT 1 - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET summer  fall 2017  1st quarter - Dove / Flock-x (x20-25) - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
3rd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
4th quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)

2019
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
2nd quarter - TBD - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)

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« Last Edit: 11/22/2017 05:10 AM by Salo »

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #9 on: 08/04/2017 09:21 AM »
http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11896478
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29 Jul, 2017
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 Earlier this month Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck said the company and its investors had confidence in the programme and they had another five rockets in various stages of production.
Beck said then a second test launch was about two or three months away and the company hoped to get its commercial launches underway as soon as it was satisfied with the test programme.

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #11 on: 08/08/2017 06:32 PM »
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Beck: Rocket Lab giving away 3U cubesat assignment on future flight at the conference to the “coolest” payload. (He judges that.) #smallsat
https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/894975989515599872

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Beck: goal of doing weekly launches; might be tough if smallsat constellations go away but still see significant demand. #smallsat
https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/894976829743800320

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #12 on: 08/19/2017 05:52 AM »
Will Rocket Lab launch its VCLS mission out of Provillus Mahia or the Cape?

That's interesting, I hope they continue doing weekly launches.
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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #15 on: 10/03/2017 02:43 PM »
Scheduled:
NET early October  late  October 20-November 8 - test flight 2 ''Still testing'': Flock-3m (x2), Lemur-2 (x2) - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)[/color]

I don't know what the designation for the two Dove satellites on this launch is, but Flock-3m is on the Minotaur-C/SkySat launch that is scheduled to go a few days earlier.

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #16 on: 10/03/2017 05:49 PM »
Scheduled:
NET early October  late  October 20-November 8 - test flight 2 ''Still testing'': Flock-3m (x2), Lemur-2 (x2) - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)[/color]

I don't know what the designation for the two Dove satellites on this launch is, but Flock-3m is on the Minotaur-C/SkySat launch that is scheduled to go a few days earlier.
Gunter is calling them Flock-w 1 + Flock-w 2
http://space.skyrocket.de/doc_chr/lau2017.htm
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20.10.2017
Still Testing
Flock-w 1
Flock-w 2
Lemur-2 x1
Lemur-2 x2

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #17 on: 10/03/2017 06:19 PM »
Scheduled:
NET early October  late  October 20-November 8 - test flight 2 ''Still testing'': Flock-3m (x2), Lemur-2 (x2) - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)[/color]

I don't know what the designation for the two Dove satellites on this launch is, but Flock-3m is on the Minotaur-C/SkySat launch that is scheduled to go a few days earlier.
Gunter is calling them Flock-w 1 + Flock-w 2
http://space.skyrocket.de/doc_chr/lau2017.htm
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20.10.2017
Still Testing
Flock-w 1
Flock-w 2
Lemur-2 x1
Lemur-2 x2
Gunter told me via PM that those are placeholders. I think that he should just call them flock until the actual serials become known.

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #19 on: 11/06/2017 07:37 PM »
Will Rocket Lab launch its VCLS mission out of Mahia or the Cape?

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