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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #20 on: 11/29/2017 05:21 PM »
https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/935920427548815360
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On December 8 NZST, Rocket Lab will open a 10 day window in which our team will attempt to launch our second Electron rocket, Still Testing.

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #21 on: 11/29/2017 05:30 PM »
Launched:
№ – Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site - Time (UTC)

2017
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)

2018
December  7  8 9 11 12 13 16-17, 2017  NET January - test flight 2 ''Still testing'': Dove 0F1C (Dove Pioneer) (x2), LEMUR2-TALLHAMN-ATC, LEMUR2-MARSHALL  (x2) - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand) - 01:30-05:30
NET December January - test flight 3: Outerspace 1, ISILaunch cubesats - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - Moon Express mission (Google Lunar XPRIZE) - Electron/MX-1E micro-lander - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
1st quarter - Moon Express mission (Google Lunar XPRIZE) - Electron/MX-1E micro-lander - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 1st quarter - Outerspace 2, Outerspace 3, ISILaunch cubesats - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 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 1st quarter - Dove / Flock-x (x20-25) - 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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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #22 on: 11/29/2017 09:27 PM »
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Four hour window, opens daily from 2.30 pm NZST.

https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/935924192456802304

Which I make 02:30 (ie am) UTC.

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #23 on: 11/29/2017 09:43 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.
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.

"Planet will provide a single Dove imaging cubesat, while Spire will provide two Lemur-2 ship-tracking and weather satellites that will be placed into an orbit by the Electron.

Planet, in a statement last week, dubbed its satellite being launched on this mission “Dove Pioneer.” The name, he said, is intended to reference both the “amazing space pioneers” of the past as well as pioneering a new way of building and launching satellites in the future."

http://spacenews.com/rocket-lab-sets-december-date-for-second-electron-launch/
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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #24 on: 11/30/2017 01:39 AM »
The tweets give the wrong time zone. NZDT (UTC+13) will be observed then and both the press release and press kit say NZDT. So the launch window is 01:30-05:30 UTC.
And there is only one Dove Pioneer.

Also, It's a Test launched at 04:20 UTC (source).

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #25 on: 12/01/2017 08:49 PM »
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Yesterday we successfully completed a wet dress rehearsal for #StillTesting at Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1. Preparations for launch coming along nicely.



https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/936710334710034432
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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #26 on: 12/01/2017 09:03 PM »
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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #27 on: 12/01/2017 09:16 PM »
Love it.

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #28 on: 12/16/2017 07:41 AM »
https://twitter.com/RocketLab/status/941925746838159361

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#StillTesting launch attempt is now targeted for early 2018. Yesterday's power fault has been resolved, but with only one day remaining in the launch window we've decided to preserve crew rest and come back for an attempt in the new year.

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Well see you all in 2018 then and I hope it will be a better year for Rocket Lab....

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #29 on: 01/07/2018 06:52 PM »
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Garrett Skrobot, NASA: our Venture Class Launch Services contract with Rocket Lab is schedule for no earlier than March 2018. Will launch 14 cubesats. #TRBAM

https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/950087826363834368

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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #30 on: 01/08/2018 02:29 PM »
Scheduled:
Date - Satellite(s) - Rocket - Launch Site (Country) - Time (UTC)

2018
NET January    15   20     21   - test flight 2 ''Still testing'': Dove 0F1C (Dove Pioneer) (x2), LEMUR2-TALLHAMN-ATC, LEMUR2-MARSHALL  (x2) - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand) - 01:30-05:30
NET Late January - test flight 3: Outerspace 1, ISILaunch cubesats - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 1st quarter  March - 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)
1st quarter - Moon Express mission (Google Lunar XPRIZE) - Electron/MX-1E micro-lander - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 1st quarter - Outerspace 2, Outerspace 3, ISILaunch cubesats - Electron - Mahia Peninsula (New Zealand)
NET 1st quarter - Dove / Flock-x (x20-25) - 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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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #31 on: 01/08/2018 04:02 PM »
2:30-6:30pm NZDST Monday 15th.


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Re: Rocket Lab launch schedule
« Reply #32 on: 01/11/2018 06:08 PM »
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New year, new #StillTesting launch window! A nine day launch window opens January 20 NZDT for our second Electron rocket. Target lift-off during this time will be between 14:30 - 18:30 NZDT (1:30 - 5:30 UTC). We'll be live streaming.

https://twitter.com/rocketlab/status/951529210123710464
« Last Edit: 01/11/2018 06:09 PM by FutureSpaceTourist »

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