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Rocket Lab Preparing For Their Spaceflight Scheduled BlackSky Launch Via Electron

Cover picture for the articleRocket Lab is targeting no earlier than 10:00 am UTC, Saturday, May 15, for the launch of the ‘Running Out Of Toes‘ mission. The mission is a dedicated launch deploying two EO satellites for BlackSky. For the first time this year, Rocket Lab will also be attempting to recover the Electron launch vehicle’s first stage under a parachute for a controlled ocean splashdown. The mission is the next major step in Rocket Lab’s program to make Electron a reusable rocket.