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Synspective set to launch StriX-3 satellite in March
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Synspective's StriX-3 satellite, intended for full-scale constellation operations, is scheduled for a March launch from Rocket Lab's NZ complex.
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The four business models for professional services firms and their benchmarks for success
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Diving deep into what you should be measuring and what the benchmarks are, you’ll leave this article with a fresh new approach to the way you run your business.
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Rocket Lab chooses Siemens to aid in next phase of growth
Fri, 8th Nov 2019
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Rocket Lab plans to implement Siemens hi-tech industrial software to help digitally manage the lifecycle needs of the business.
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Rocket Lab joins Skills Bright Sparks to inspire Kiwi kids
Mon, 12th Aug 2019
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Rocket Lab partners with the Skills Bright Sparks competition to encourage young Kiwis to pursue careers in space exploration and innovation.
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Rocket Lab will reuse its rockets for future launches
Wed, 7th Aug 2019
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Rocket Lab aims to reuse Electron rockets, starting with ocean recovery and helicopter capture.
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Fleet Space announces three million sensors on its satellite IoT network
Tue, 12th Feb 2019
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Fleet Space's Project Galaxy hits 1M device sign-ups for IoT network in a day, with millions more waiting.
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With a mighty roar, Rocket Lab blasts off to space
Mon, 12th Nov 2018
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Success! It definitely was business time for Rocket Lab yesterday as its Electron launch vehicle blasted off from the Māhia Peninsula yesterday (November 11).
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AU startup hitches a ride to space with Rocket Lab
Wed, 7th Nov 2018
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Rocket Lab and Australian IoT startup Fleet Space Technologies have signed a contract to launch two Proxima IoT satellites this month.
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William Shatner opens Rocket Lab's latest NZ base
Tue, 16th Oct 2018
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William Shatner launches Rocket Lab's Auckland site, aiming for weekly rocket production.
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LeoLabs space-tracking tech is coming to Central Otago
Wed, 3rd Oct 2018
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Central Otago is going to become home to one of the first radars in the Southern Hemisphere to track small satellites and space debris.
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Canterbury Uni researcher on a mission to advance rocket technology
Mon, 30th Jul 2018
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University of Canterbury researchers are using algorithms to predict fuel movement in rockets, making launches faster and cheaper.
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Soul Machines and Rocket Lab founders to be recognised at Kea Awards
Wed, 30th May 2018
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The Awards are an opportunity to recognise the very best among New Zealand’s community of Kiwi innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders.
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Rocket Lab preparing to launch miniature NASA satellites
Tue, 1st May 2018
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The launch will carry research and development payloads from NASA and educational institutions that will conduct a variety of new, on-orbit science.
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It's business time, Rocket Lab prepares for its first commercial launch
Mon, 9th Apr 2018
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Rocket Lab sets a 14-day window for its 1st commercial launch, 'It's Business Time', breaking new ground in space.
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Rocket Lab deploys NZ-built and designed satellite into orbit
Thu, 25th Jan 2018
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The Humanity Star will orbit the Earth for approximately 9 months before its orbit starts to decay and it's pulled back into Earth’s gravity.
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Rocket Lab’s test flight reaches orbit and deploys payloads
Mon, 22nd Jan 2018
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Rocket Lab currently has five Electron vehicles in production, with the next launch expected to take place in early 2018.
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Rocket Lab announces second test launch window on Mahia Peninsula
Mon, 4th Dec 2017
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Still Testing is the second of three test launches planned from Launch Complex 1 ahead of commercial operations.
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Callaghan Innovation congratulates NZ Innovation Awards winners
Fri, 20th Oct 2017
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NZ's top innovators honoured, Rocket Lab soars with Callaghan backing.
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Rocket Lab to fly Planet and Spire satellites on second test flight
Wed, 27th Sep 2017
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Rocket Lab's 'Still Testing' set to propel Planet and Spire satellites, boosting Earth observation and analytics capabilities.
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Contractor equipment at fault for Rocket Lab Electron launch termination
Tue, 8th Aug 2017
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The issue has been resolved and Rocket Lab has authorised the production of four additional launch vehicles as it prepares for commercial operations.
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Rocketlab’s Peter Beck inducted into World Entrepreneur Hall of Fame
Mon, 12th Jun 2017
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Rocketlab launched their first rocket into space last month and it’s viewed around the world as a very serious player in the rocket business.
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How Callaghan Innovation's $244m revenue is shaping Kiwi innovation
Wed, 28th Sep 2016
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Callaghan Innovation's 2015-2016 Annual Report is scheduled for Parliament, and it puts forward some of the most grand successes for Kiwi innovation.
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Rocket Lab gets Airways tick of approval to launch electron rocket
Mon, 12th Sep 2016
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Airways NZ approves regular rocket launches from Rocket Lab, including creating 'special use airspace' for their electron rocket.
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Space Jam? Not in this universe…
Tue, 5th Aug 2014
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A man of the universe with star credibility to match, when Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck says there’s space in space, he means it.