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Status

Success

As The Crow Flies

Launch Time
Thu Oct 17, 2019 01:22 UTC

Rocket

Electron/Curie
Rocket Lab
Status: Active
Price: $7.5 million
Liftoff Thrust: 162 kN
Payload to LEO: 225 kg
Stages: 3
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 17.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 1.2 m
Fairing Height: 2.5 m

Mission Details

As The Crow Flies

Encapsulated in Electron’s fairing will be a single spacecraft for Astro Digital, a California-based satellite manufacturer and operator. The mission is named ‘As The Crow Flies’ in a nod to Astro Digital’s Corvus Platform, which provides flexible and cost-effective solutions across a wide range of applications and mission profiles on bus variants ranging from 6U and 16U CubeSats to ESPA Class. Corvus is also a widely-distributed genus of birds which includes crows.
Payloads: 1
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Stats

2019

75th orbital launch attempt

Rocket Lab

9th mission
8th successful mission
8th consecutive successful mission

Electron

9th mission
8th successful mission
8th consecutive successful mission