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: Rocket Lab Launch: Ready, Aim, PREFIRE Mission name: Ready, Aim, PREFIRE Launch Vehicle: Electron Launch Site: Launch Complex 1, Mahia …

: Podcast: Rocket Lab's Peter Beck and Adam Spice Discuss Neutron, Space Systems, and Strategy Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck and CFO Adam Spice continue the post-earnings release podcast rounds with …

: Podcast: Peter Beck on Q1 Earnings, Neutron, and Rocket Lab's Vertical Integration Strategy In a recent appearance on the Vince is Bullish podcast, Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck discussed the …

: Rocket Lab Drops Several Archimedes Engine Updates Rocket Lab has completed the first full assembly of its Archimedes engine, a 3D printed, reusable …

: Archimedes: February vs. May One of the reasons I aggregate the Neutron slides in posts like this one is that it helps quickly …

: A Bird's Eye View of Rocket Lab's Stennis Test Site Rocket Lab has posted photos of Archimedes on the test stand at Stennis. I’ve highlighted the …

: Rocket Lab Analysis Worth Tracking If you track the Rocket Lab community on Twitter you have likely already run across detailed …

: The Synergy of Earth Observation and AI: A Paradigm Shift in Understanding Our Planet Emiliano Kargieman, CEO of Satellogic, has written a really interesting post on how the synergy of …

: Russia Vetoes UN Resolution Banning Nuclear Weapons in Space Tensions in the space domain continue to escalate as Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council …

: Threats from Russia and China Drive Space Force's Commercial Space Reserve Initiative As threats from Russia and China continue to grow in the space domain, the U.S. Space Force is …

: U.S. Space Command Chief Warns of China's Rapid Advancements in Space U.S. Space Command’s new leader, Space Force Gen. Stephen Whiting, has warned of China’s …

: China's Military Reorganization: Implications for Space Forces and Capabilities China has reorganized its military, replacing the Strategic Support Force (SSF) with the new …

: U.S. and New Zealand Strengthen Space Cooperation with Inaugural Bilateral Space Dialogue On April 12, 2024, the United States and New Zealand held their first bilateral Space Dialogue in …

: DoD Moves to Boost Production Of Critical Componenets For Space Solar Moving industry, defense, services, and people, to space requires a lot of supply chain logistics …

: Space Force Selects Rocket Lab And True Anomaly For Tactically Responsive Mission Rocket Lab and True Anomaly were just selected for an extremely cool tactically responsive mission …

: Relativity Space Pushes NSSL Bid To Next Year Terran R won’t be ready but they expect to have a credible path to flight by next year: …

: Rocket Lab Takes Significant Step Towards Reusable Electron Rocket Rocket Lab, a leading small satellite launch provider, has announced a major milestone in its quest …

: Sierra Space Testing Ghost Space Delivery System Sierra Space recently completed initial flight tests of their space delivery system called Ghost. …

: SAIC And GomSpace Partner On AI-powered SmallSat For Pentagon The proof of concept will launch in 2026: …the cubesat aims to set a new standard for …

: Rocket Lab Enters The Carbon Composite Manufacturing Business Rocket Lab has incubated and acquired some of the best carbon composite manufacturing talent in the …

: Rocket Lab's Acquisition Strategy: Insights from Previous Acquisitions While I have a solid understanding of Rocket Lab’s approach to M&A, I thought it would be …

: Peter Beck On Building Beautiful Things Peter Beck, CEO and CTO of Rocket Lab, discussed the company’s innovative culture, future …

: Varda Lands $90M In Series B Funding This is a very encouraging development, not just for Varda (and Rocket Lab) but also for the …

: Earth Observation Matures Payload has a really interesting piece on the state of earth observation (EO) and how the industry …

: Rocket Lab Schedules 2024 Q1 Earnings Call The webcast is scheduled for May 6, 2024 05:00 PM ET.

: Intuitive Machines, Lunar Outpost, And Venturi Astrolab Move Forward On LTV The real race for the multi-billion dollar contract is on: Each provider will begin with a …

: Lockheed Invests in Fusion Engine Startup An interesting play by Lockheed - and a new company to keep an eye on: Helicity Space, a California …

: Rocket Lab Launch: Beginning Of The Swarm Mission name: Beginning Of The Swarm Launch Vehicle: Electron Launch Site: Launch Complex 1 NZT …

: Voyager Space and Palantir Team Up Voyager Space and Palantir have teamed up for another AI+Space partnership: Working with a company …

: Claude AI Designs a Deep Space Mission New Space Blog You have been tasked with designing a spacecraft that will be sent on a mission that …

: The Case for Lunar Data Centers In the ongoing quest to push the boundaries of technology and innovation, a bold new frontier is …

: Lockheed Gets More Aggressive As New Space heats up Lockheed Martin is looking to make moves: “We’re looking for strategic …

: Profile: Intuitive Machines Intuitive Machines, a Houston-based private space company, has made history with the successful …

: Spire Global and NVIDIA Partner on Weather Data I wrote a post a few days ago about the importance of AI and New Space for each other and said that …

: Rocket Lab Launch: Live & Let Fly Mission name: Live & Let Fly Launch Vehicle: Electron Launch Site: Launch Complex 2, Wallops, …

: Claude AI: 30 Business Concepts that Leverage LEO Data and AI I asked GPT-4 to generate a list of 30 business concepts that leverage LEO observation data and AI: …

: Rocket Lab's Neutron: 2024 Updates 2024 is going to be an extremely busy year as Rocket Lab pushes to get Neutron on the pad by …

: Rocket Lab and Viasat Team Up on Tech Demo Payload has a good, concise write-up on Rocket Lab’s recent announcement that they’ll …

: Blacksky and the Importance of AI in New Space BlackSky is doing some interesting work in the AI space: BlackSky, a supplier of satellite imagery …

: The Space Race Just Keeps Heating Up Space assets are the most important enabler, and most significant vulnerability, in a superpower …

: Rocket Lab Launch: Owl Night Long Mission name: Owl Night Long Launch Vehicle: Electron Launch Site: Launch Complex 1 NZDT Launch …

: Intuitive Machine Declares Success IM-1 brought CAPSTONE levels of drama (for those of you who followed that mission) before finally …

: Rocket Lab and Varda Pull Off Historic Recovery The Rocket Lab team setting up the Varda Space in orbit drug manufacturing spacecraft for re-entry. …

: Varda Capsule Set For Return Varda’s capsule is finally coming home: This is the first time the FAA has granted a Part 450 …

: Rocket Lab Launch: On Closer Inspection Mission name: On Closer Inspection Launch Vehicle: Electron Launch Site: Launch Complex 1 – Pad B, …

: A Moore’s Law for space.

: Rocket Lab Launch: Four Of A Kind It’s time to kick off the 2024 mission season! Mission name: Four Of A Kind Launch Vehicle: …

: Rocket Lab Joins The Primes With Massive SDA Contract Win Rocket Lab held an eagerly anticipated conference call to confirm additional details about its …

: Vulcan Is On The Pad Vulcan is on the pad. Gizmodo has a good primer on the new rocket: Vulcan integrates design …

: North Korea's Satellite A Sign Of More Significant Challenges Ahead MAJ Matthew H. Ormsbee breaks down the international legal and political issues surrounding North …

: Waiting for A Rocket Lab Launch No word on Rocket Lab’s next launch yet but we should hear something soon with the 22 launch …

: Tighter Government and New Space Integration Critical For National Security The U.S. government and new space companies continue to (by government standards) rapidly …

: Rocket Lab To Detail Massive New Contract In Press Conference Looks like we are finally going to get more information about that massive new Rocket Lab contract: …

: Rivada and Terran Orbital: Will The Nonstop Drama Ever End? There’s been a fair amount of drama and geopolitical intrigue surrounding Rivada Space …

: North Korea Determined To Be A Threat In Space The DPRK is doubling down on space: North Korea vowed to launch three new spy satellites, build …

: X-37B Spaceplane Launch Falcon Heavy is set to place the X-37B spaceplane into orbit tonight. Everyday Astronaut is …

: Rocket Lab By The Numbers (2023) Some interesting Rocket Lab numbers as we head into 2024: $515 Million dollar contract to build 18 …

: Long March Boosters Fall Near Village China… Meanwhile, a pair of the side boosters from the Long March 3B rocket used for the …

: Modernizing the Satellite Control Network Air & Space Forces Magazine has an interesting piece up about the Space Rapid Capabilities …

: Rocket Lab Updates Neutron Milestones Rocket Lab updated the project milestones on their Neutron page to move the first Archimedes engine …

: Firefly's Alpha Launch Did Not Fully Deliver Sad news from Firefly Aerospace: Today, Firefly’s Alpha launch had a successful liftoff & …

: Rocket Lab's Secret Massive Contract Rocket Lab still hasn’t commented on their massive new contract win, and we’ll likely …

: Firefly Launch Livestream Firefly Aerospace’s “Fly the Lightning” launch is slated for 9:32am PST. The …

: Rocket Lab Lands Half-Billion Dollar Spacecraft Contact Rocket Lab hasn’t said a word, but news of a huge U.S. government contract dropped via an SEC …

: Rocket Lab: Mission Success

: DoD Prioritizing Cooperation With Allies In Space The Department of Defense has a news piece up reinforcing the importance of space: DOD Prioritizing …

: Rocket Lab's Neutron Development Milestones Rocket Lab has a very cool slider on their Neutron site that illustrates the key milestones in …

: The Moon God Awakens Pushed Due To Winds Rocket Lab’s next launch “The Moon God Awakens” has been pushed to the 15th due to …

: Tracking North Korea's Space Efforts If you want to track developments in North Korea’s claimed launch of a spy satellite …

: Space Defense Roundup A brief space defense roundup: White House Proposes Splitting ‘New Space’ Regulatory …

: Rocket Lab Roundup I’m catching up over the holidays so here is a bit of a roundup of recent Rocket Lab news. …

: Rocket Lab Launch: The Moon God Awakens Rocket Lab’s return to flight is coming up! Mission Name: The Moon God Awakens Launch Vehicle: …

: Video: Inside Rocket Lab’s Biggest Mission Yet

: The U.S. And Australia Increase Cooperation On Space There have been hints that Australia was going to get much more involved with the new space economy …

: Space Defense Roundup The interest in new space from the defense and intelligence sectors seems to be rapidly …

: Rocket Lab is on track to resume Electron launches this quarter: After more than 40 launches, …

: We Will Never Desert You's Anomoly As you likely already know, Rocket Lab’s 41st launch (We Will Never Desert You) suffered an anomaly …

: Rocket Lab's HASTE Bookings Surge Leidos has booked four new HASTE missions with Rocket Lab: The missions, scheduled across 2024 and …

: Varda Space's Capsule Return Faces More Delays Varda Space Industries is facing some delays in getting their first space factory back to earth: …

: U.S. Export-Import Bank Ramping Up Space Funding An official with U.S. Export-Import Bank has confirmed that they are considering more than $5 …

: Terran Orbital Embraces Responsive Space Responsive Space isn’t just about launch - you have to have payloads ready to go at a moments …

: The Hypersonic Gap Is Real Hypersonic Missiles Are Game-Changers, and America Doesn’t Have Them Hypersonics, in the hands of …

: Neutron Stage 2 Testing Neutron stage 2 tank testing is underway. We should see a frosty tank soon!

: Rocket Lab Launch: We Will Never Desert You Capella Space is back again for Rocket Lab’s 41st launch, “We Will Never Desert …

: New Space Unlocks Growth An interesting look at how innovation in New Space could drive the global geospatial industry past …

: Firefly Pulls Off VICTUS NOX Responsive Launch Mission The Firefly Aerospace team finally got “the call”: Firefly Aerospace successfully …

: Rocket Lab Accelerates Recovery Initiatives Rocket Lab just dropped a couple of surprising, and very cool announcements: Rocket Lab Rocket Lab, …

: Rocket Lab Secures NASA VADR Missions Rocket Lab secured another pair of Electron missions under NASA’s VADR program today. The two …

: Video: Varda Space Industries Founders Interviewed A great interview with the founders of Varda Space Industries, the company using a Rocket Lab …

: Military Discovering Benefits Of Commerical Imagery The military is waking up to a key benefit of commercial satellite imagery - it’s sharable. …

: Firefly's Elytra Vehicle Lineup TheSpaceBucket looks at Firefly Aerospace’s recently announced Elytra vehicle lineup:

: Notes From Rocket Lab's Presentation At The Bank of America Virtual SMID Conference Rocket Lab presented at the Bank of America Virtual SMID Conference yesterday. You can watch the …

: Firefly Missions A couple of interesting tweets from Aria Alamalhodaei looks at TechCrunch: Soooo…according to …

: New Space Roundup Between SmallSat 2023 and Q2 earnings there’s so much going on. Here’s a quick roundup …

: Capella Spaces Moves To Address Issue With SAR Constellation Aria Alamalhodaei has an interesting scoop on an issue with Capella Spaces’s SAR …

: Astra's Decline Astra has announced a move that, with the exception of a few slide-deck dazzled VCs and investors …

: Northrop Grumman Cygnus NG-19 Livestream Northrop Grumman is about to launch Cygnus NG-19 to the ISS. Watch it live.

: SDA Leveraging Constellation Scaling To Disincentivize Attackers An interesting piece from April that looks at how SDA is leveraging the decreasing cost of satellite …

: Smallsat Deep Dive An Aviation Week deep dive on the smallsat market: A new report projects the smallsat industry will …

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: We Love the Nightlife Abort Rocket Lab’s “We Love the Nightlife” launch was aborted at T-0 just after engine …

: Neutron Rocket Renders We have new Neutron renders. Check out my massive roundup of Neutron updates for more.

: Peter Beck on Electron Reusability Peter Beck, CEO of Rocket Lab, joined The Business of Tech podcast to discuss Electron resuability. …

: Capella Space Drops A Unique Mission Patch The team at Capella Space just dropped on of the more unique mission patches I’ve ever seen …

: Rocket Lab Join's Instagram's Threads Social Media Network Rocket Lab has joined Threads. The space community there continues to grow and I continue to add a …

: A Very Cool Neutron Animation This animation is about a year old but but it’s so good that I had to make sure that it was …

: Rocket Lab Launch: We Love the Nightlife Rocket Lab’s 40th launch, “We Love the Nightlife” is just a few days away. This …

: Americans Not As Up To Speed On New Space As They Should Be Pew Research Center surveyed Americans about their views on space exploration and the space business …

: Dedicated Launched for Capella Rocket Lab is gearing up for the 40th Electron launch just days after successful completion of a …

: Blacksky Earnings Call BlackSky (BKSY) will host a conference call to discuss second quarter 2023 financial results on …

: Profile: Umbra TechCrunch has a really interesting profile of Umbra up: Langan invented a very large parabolic …

: The Benefits of Megaconstellations General James H. Dickinson, Commander of United States Space Command, on the benefits of …

: Relativity Space Launches New Website Relativity Space has a cool new website.

: T-Minus Podcast The latest from T-Minus: Lockheed Martin reports $3.2 billion in sales in Q2 this year, up $341 …

: Rocket Lab Launch Day It’s Rocket Lab launch day! Details here.

: Synspective and Rocket Lab Extend Partnership Synspective and Rocket Lab have extended their partnership with additional launch bookings today: …

: Rocket Lab Launch: Baby Come Back Rocket Lab launches the ‘Baby Come Back’ rideshare mission soon. Here are the latest …

: Space Accounts on Threads Meta’s Twitter competitor Threads continues to attract tons of space community folks and …

: Space Racing The space race is heating up.

: Blue Origin's BE-4 Issues Blue Origin encountered an issue during recent BE-4 testing according to Michael Sheetz: During a …

: Rocket Lab Steals Virgin Orbit Assets For Pennies On The Dollar The Long Beach Business Journal just published an interesting piece on Rocket Lab’s recent …

: Spire Global and Syroco Team Up on Shipping Optimization A pretty cool video from Spire Global and Syroco (a shipping management/optimization platform) that …

: Astra Reverse Stock Spit Planned Reporting from Michael Sheetz today on Astra’s planned reverse stock split. While this will …

: Everything That Goes To Space Should Have A Rocket Lab Logo Peter Beck once said “everything that goes to space should have a Rocket Lab logo on it” and this …

: Threads Blows Up Meta’s Twitter alternative, Threads, has blown-up with over 70 million accounts created within …

: I’m up and running over at Threads. Check it out. Instagram has over 2 billion users and most …

: Starfish Space's Otter Pup Off To A Poor Start Starfish Space’s Otter Pup satellite was recently launched on a SpaceX rideshare mission with …

: Varda Space Industries Reports Progress Varda Space Industries, the company using a Rocket Lab designed and built Photon-based spacecraft to …

: DoD Looking Into Sea-Based Launch The DoD is apparently looking into sea-based launch platforms as a potential way to rapidly increase …

: Spire Global And OroraTech Partner On Wildfire Monitoring Spire Global and OroraTech are partnering to deploy a fleet of much needed wildfire monitoring …

: Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies Wants Space Defense Initiatives To Step It Up The Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies has published a paper calling for the U.S. government …

: Watching Baby Come Back The mission page for Rocket Lab’s July 14th launch is up. ‘Baby Come Back’ is a …

: Video: Rocket Lab At The Jefferies Virtual Space Summit. Colin Canfield, head of Investor Relations at Rocket Lab, joined the Jefferies Virtual Space Summit. …

: Startship Static Fire SpaceX successfully executed a six engine static fire with Starship 25 today.

: Rocket Lab's Neutron: 2021-2023 Updates I’ve read through all of the presentations on Rocket Lab’s investor relations site and …

: Rocket Lab's Capital Efficiency The recent acquisition of Virgin Orbit’s manufacturing capability at auction has drawn a lot …

: Podcast: Picks And Shovels For New Space The latest from the T-Minus podcast (which I’m really enjoying so far):

: Rocket Lab's HASTE Is A Gamechanger I think we’re going to see some big developments in the pace of hypersonic research before …

: When the Heavens Went on Sale Finished reading: When the Heavens Went on Sale by Ashlee Vance. It’s an excellent primer on …

: Video: Rocket Lab's Electron Recovery Plans TheSpaceBucket looks at Rocket Lab’s Electron recovery and re-use plans. Re-use will likely …

: New Space Will Directly Impact Everyday Life The New Space Era Will Drive The Economy of Tomorrow: Space has matured into a domain driven by a …

: Orbital Guardians Orbital Guardians: A military lieutenant and her team on a space station scramble to safeguard an …

: Starship TO Hot Stage SpaceX now says that they’re moving to a hot-staging approach for Starship. This isn’t …

: Video: Peter Beck Interview How one CEO transformed his fascination with space into a billion-dollar rocket company - an …

: The Imperative of Tactically Responsive Launch Facing the New Frontier: The Imperative of Tactically Responsive Launch in the U.S.-China Space …

: SpaceX's Massive Valuation Per Reuters “Elon Musk’s SpaceX is offering to sell insider shares at a price that would raise …

: Rocket Lab Reaping Benefits Of Virgin Orbit’s Bankruptcy Rocket Lab continues to reap the benefits of consistent execution and smart allocation of resources: …

: Rocket Lab Discusses Neutron Development With NSTXL Shaun D’Mello, VP of Launch with [Rocket Lab] discusses Neutron development with the folks at …

: Baby Come Back Marine Recovery Another Rocket Lab launch is coming up soon and this one is going to feature a marine recovery: …

: Blacksky Releases Titan Recovery Mission Imagery BlackSky released satellite imagery of the Titan recovery operation:

: Neutron Second Stage Tank Test Stand Nearly Ready Rocket Lab reports that this Neutron test stand is “ready to receive a full-scale second stage …

: Video: Ashlee Vance Interviews Peter Beck Ashlee Vance and Rocket Lab’s Peter Beck discuss the new space age at the Bloomberg Technology …

: Poor Spire Global Poor Spire Global. They seem like such a promising company, and they continue to execute, but their …

: Varda And Rocket Lab Team Up On In Space Manufacturing Varda Space Industries’s initial effort, with a bus built by Rocket Lab and launched by …

: Rocket Lab's HASTE Is A Critical Product At The Right Time Rocket Lab’s hush-hush launch of it’s first HASTE flight on the 17th will, in time I …