October 16, 2021

New Zealand test rocket makes it to space but not to orbit

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By NICK PERRY Associated Press From Daily Democrat WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — California-based company Rocket Lab said Thursday it had launched a test rocket into space from its New Zealand launch pad, although the rocket didn’t reach orbit as hoped. The company said its Electron rocket lifted off at 4:20 p.m. Thursday and reached […]