Total solar eclipse of 2020 prompts launch delay for Rocket Lab

The moon and sun have conspired to keep Rocket Lab on the ground for an extra day.

Rocket Lab had been targeting Monday (Dec. 14) for the 17th mission of its 58-foot-tall (18 meters) Electron booster, which will lift off from New Zealand carrying a satellite for the Japanese Earth-imaging company Synspective. But celestial mechanics have nixed that plan.

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