Upcoming Rocket Lab Rocket Launches to Space, Livestreams & Events

All Rocket Lab dates are estimates based on the latest available information and may change.

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Rocket Lab HawkEye 360 LC-2 First Launch

December

First Launch at Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) • NASA Wallops Flight FacilityElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • HawkEye 360 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)


Rocket Lab StriX-1

2022

Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSynspective StriX-1 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

Synspective StriX-1

Rocket Lab BlackSky 18 & 19

2022

Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSpaceflightBlackSky Gen-2 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)


Rocket Lab Argos-4 A-DCS (OTB-3)

2022

Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageGeneral Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) Orbital Test Bed (OTB)Argos-4 Advanced Data Collection System (A-DCS) • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

Argos-4 Advanced Data Collection System (A-DCS)

NASA Rocket Lab ACS3

Late 2022

Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageNASA Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

NASA Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3)

Recent Videos of Rocket Lab Rocket Launches to Space & Events

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Classified Rocket Lab Antipodean Adventure NROL-199 (RASR-4)

 

2022-08-04 05:00 UTC

Launch Complex 1 Pad B (LC-1B) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageNational Reconnaissance Office (NRO) • NRO Rapid Acquisition of a Small Rocket (RASR) • Low Earth Orbit (LEO) • Press KitAdvisory


Classified Rocket Lab Wise One Looks Ahead NROL-162 (RASR-3)

 

2022-07-13 06:30 UTC

Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageNational Reconnaissance Office (NRO) • NRO Rapid Acquisition of a Small Rocket (RASR) • Low Earth Orbit (LEO) • Press KitPress Kit


Rocket Lab There and Back Again Smallsat Rideshare

 

2022-05-02 22:49 UTC

Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • 26 Launches • Rutherford Engines • Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter Capture • Curie Kick Stage • 34 Spacecraft • Alba Orbital Cluster XAstrix AstronauticsAurora Propulsion Technologies AuroraSat-1E-SpaceSpaceflight RL-9Swarm Technologies SpaceBeesUnseenlabs Bro-6 • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Press Kit


Rocket Lab Without Mission A Beat BlackSky 16 & 17

 

2022-04-02 12:41 UTC

Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSpaceflight RL-11BlackSky Gen-2 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO) • Press Kit


Rocket Lab The Owl's Night Continues StriX-β

 

2022-02-28 20:37 UTC

First Launch at Launch Complex 1 Pad B (LC-1B) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSynspective StriX-β • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Press Kit


Rocket Lab A Date With Destiny BlackSky-12 & BlackSky-13

 

2021-12-09 00:02 UTC

Launch Complex 1 (LC-1) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSpaceflight RL-10BlackSky Gen-2 • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Press Kit


Rocket Lab Love At First Insight BlackSky-14 & BlackSky-15

 

2021-11-18 01:39 UTC

Launch Complex 1 (LC-1) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSpaceflight RL-8BlackSky Gen-2 • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Press Kit


Schedule of Upcoming Rocket Lab Rocket Launches to Space, Livestreams & Events

All Rocket Lab dates are estimates based on the latest available information and may change.

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DateMissionLivestreamNotes
DecemberRocket Lab HawkEye 360 LC-2 First LaunchFirst Launch at Launch Complex 2 (LC-2) • NASA Wallops Flight FacilityElectron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • HawkEye 360 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2022Rocket Lab StriX-1Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSynspective StriX-1 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2022Rocket Lab BlackSky 18 & 19Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSpaceflightBlackSky Gen-2 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
2022Rocket Lab Argos-4 A-DCS (OTB-3)Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageGeneral Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) Orbital Test Bed (OTB)Argos-4 Advanced Data Collection System (A-DCS) • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)
Late 2022NASA Rocket Lab ACS3Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageNASA Advanced Composite Solar Sail System (ACS3) • Low Earth Orbit (LEO)

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Recent Rocket Lab Rocket Launches to Space & Events

DateMissionNotes
2022-08-04 05:00 UTCClassified Rocket Lab Antipodean Adventure NROL-199 (RASR-4)Launch Complex 1 Pad B (LC-1B) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageNational Reconnaissance Office (NRO) • NRO Rapid Acquisition of a Small Rocket (RASR) • Low Earth Orbit (LEO) • Press KitAdvisory
2022-07-13 06:30 UTCClassified Rocket Lab Wise One Looks Ahead NROL-162 (RASR-3)Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageNational Reconnaissance Office (NRO) • NRO Rapid Acquisition of a Small Rocket (RASR) • Low Earth Orbit (LEO) • Press KitPress Kit
2022-07-04 06:56 UTCNASA Rocket Lab CAPSTONE Final HyperCurie Burn to the MoonPhoton Upper Stage • HyperCurie Engine • NASA Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE)NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD)NASA Small Spacecraft Technology Program (SSTP)NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Terran OrbitalAdvanced SpaceStellar ExplorationLow-Energy Ballistic Lunar Transfer (BLT) • Near Rectilinear Halo Orbit (NRHO) • MoonPress Kit
2022-06-28 09:55 UTCNASA Rocket Lab CAPSTONE CubeSat to the MoonLaunch Complex 1 Pad B (LC-1B) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Photon Upper Stage • HyperCurie Engine • NASA Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System Technology Operations and Navigation Experiment (CAPSTONE)NASA Space Technology Mission Directorate (STMD)NASA Small Spacecraft Technology Program (SSTP)NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)Terran OrbitalAdvanced SpaceStellar ExplorationLow-Energy Ballistic Lunar Transfer (BLT) • Near Rectilinear Halo Orbit (NRHO) • MoonPress Kit
2022-05-02 22:49 UTCRocket Lab There and Back Again Smallsat RideshareLaunch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • 26 Launches • Rutherford Engines • Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter Capture • Curie Kick Stage • 34 Spacecraft • Alba Orbital Cluster XAstrix AstronauticsAurora Propulsion Technologies AuroraSat-1E-SpaceSpaceflight RL-9Swarm Technologies SpaceBeesUnseenlabs Bro-6 • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Press Kit
2022-04-02 12:41 UTCRocket Lab Without Mission A Beat BlackSky 16 & 17Launch Complex 1 Pad A (LC-1A) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSpaceflight RL-11BlackSky Gen-2 • Low Earth Orbit (LEO) • Press Kit
2022-02-28 20:37 UTCRocket Lab The Owl's Night Continues StriX-βFirst Launch at Launch Complex 1 Pad B (LC-1B) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSynspective StriX-β • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Press Kit
2021-12-09 00:02 UTCRocket Lab A Date With Destiny BlackSky-12 & BlackSky-13Launch Complex 1 (LC-1) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSpaceflight RL-10BlackSky Gen-2 • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Press Kit
2021-11-18 01:39 UTCRocket Lab Love At First Insight BlackSky-14 & BlackSky-15Launch Complex 1 (LC-1) • Māhia Peninsula New Zealand • Electron Rocket • Rutherford Engines • Curie Kick StageSpaceflight RL-8BlackSky Gen-2 • Sun-Synchronous Orbit (SSO) | Heliosynchronous Orbit • Press Kit

Last Updated: 2022-08-08 06:45 UTC