Rocket Report: SpaceX hits the century mark, Vote for Atlas V on Election Day

 Rocket Report: SpaceX hits the century mark, Vote for Atlas V on Election Day

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Photograph of a rocket just after liftoff on a cloudy day.

Enlarge / The “In Focus” mission takes to the skies this week. (credit: Rocket Lab)

Welcome to Edition 3.22 of the Rocket Report! After a spate of recent scrubs, the Cape gets down to business in the coming week with back-to-back government launches, one by United Launch Alliance and the other by SpaceX. Fingers (and toes) are crossed.

As always, we welcome reader submissions, and if you don’t want to miss an issue, please subscribe using the box below (the form will not appear on AMP-enabled versions of the site). Each report will include information on small-, medium-, and heavy-lift rockets as well as a quick look ahead at the next three launches on the calendar.

Rocket Lab orbits its 15th mission. Rocket Lab successfully launched its 15th Electron mission and deployed Earth-imaging satellites for Planet and Spaceflight Inc. customer Canon Electronics, the company said. The “In Focus” mission launched from Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s Māhia Peninsula at 21:21 UTC Wednesday.

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