Rocket Lab launches 30 satellites, recovers booster in reusability milestone

Rocket Lab just delivered a passel of satellites to orbit and took a big step toward booster reusability.

Rocket Lab’s two-stage Electron booster lifted off from the company’s New Zealand launch site today (Nov. 19) at 9:20 p.m. EST (0220 GMT on Nov. 20), carrying 30 spacecraft to low Earth orbit on a mission called “Return to Sender.” 



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