Rocket Lab Completes WDR Ahead of First Launch from U.S. Soil

Rocket Lab’s Electron Rocket undergoing WDR at LC-2 Wallops Island, VA. Photo: Rocket Lab

This week Rocket Lab completed a ‘Wet Dress Rehearsal’ of their Electron rocket at Launch Complex 2 at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Wallops Island, Virginia, a major milestone ahead of their first launch from U.S. soil.

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NROL-44 Investigation Underway, As ULA Prepares for Last Delta IV Heavy Missions

As @ULALaunch works to resolve Hot Fire Abort issue & co-ordinate a new NET for #NROL44, only five more #MajesticDelta missions remain on the books. […]

ULA Completes Wet Dress Rehearsal with Rocket for Mars Perseverance Launch Next Month

The scheduled 20 July launch of NASA’s Perseverance rover will also mark the seventh flight of the Atlas V 541 and its second mission to Mars. Photo Credit: ULA

Noticeably lacking its Mars-bound payload, the giant Atlas V assigned to loft NASA’s Perseverance rover towards the Red Planet on 20 July has wrapped […]

Starliner Aims for Dec 20 Orbital Flight Test After Good Wet Dress Rehearsal

The Boeing CST-100 Starliner crew capsule atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas-V rocket atop Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral AFS on Dec 6, undergoing a major practice countdown Wet Dress Rehearsal for a launch attempt on the uncrewed Orbital Flight Test to and from the International Space Station as soon as Dec 20. […]