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Rocket Lab debuts new launch pad, deploys Japanese radar satellite

Rocket Lab’s Electron launch vehicle takes off from Launch Complex 1B in New Zealand. Credit: Rocket Lab Rocket Lab brought into service a new launch pad at its privately-owned New Zealand spaceport Monday with the successful liftoff of an Electron booster and a commercial Japanese radar imaging satellite. Burning kerosene fuel mixed with super-cold liquid oxygen, the Electron rocket roared ...

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