Next Spaceflight

Status

Success

Love At First Insight

Launch Time
Thu Nov 18, 2021 01:38 UTC

Rocket

Electron/Curie
Rocket Lab
Status: Active
Price: $7.5 million
Liftoff Thrust: 225 kN
Payload to LEO: 300 kg
Stages: 3
Strap-ons: 0
Rocket Height: 17.0 m
Fairing Diameter: 1.2 m
Fairing Height: 2.5 m

Vehicles

F22 1st Stage

Flight #1
Splashdown

Mission Details

BlackSky 10 and 11

BlackSky’s Global x1 and x2 are part of sixty high resolution earth observation microsatellites in the BlackSky constellation. This constellation will provide real-time earth observation. the constellation is built by Blacksky, a SpaceFlight Subsidiary, and the satellites are produced by LeoStella LLC, a joint venture of Spaceflight Industries and Thales Alenia Space.

The second generation of satellites has improved solar arrays and better imaging equipment.

Payloads: 2
Total Mass: 112 kg
Low Earth Orbit

Location

Rocket Lab LC-1A, Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand

Stats

2021

113th orbital launch attempt

Rocket Lab

22nd mission
19th successful mission
2nd consecutive successful mission

Electron

22nd mission
19th successful mission
2nd consecutive successful mission