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Rocket Lab to make second booster recovery attempt – SpaceNews

The next launch of Rocket Lab’s Electron will be the second mission where it attempts to recover the first stage as part of its reusability efforts.

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WASHINGTON The next launch of Rocket Labs Electron rocket will be the second mission where the company attempts to recover the vehicles first stage as part of its efforts to reuse the booster.
An Electron rocket is scheduled to launch no earlier than 6 a.m. Eastern May 15 from Rocket Labs Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand. It will place into orbit two imaging satellites for BlackSky in the first of four dedicated missions arranged through launch services company Spaceflight earlier this year.
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