Electron - 36


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Status - Expended

Booster expended on the "Rocket Like a Hurricane" mission.

Electron | Rocket Like A Hurricane (TROPICS-2)

Rocket Lab | USA
Onenui Station, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
May 8, 2023, 1 a.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

Third and fourth operational (TROPICS-04 & TROPICS-05) satellites for NASA's Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation Structure and Storm Intensity with a Constellation of SmallSats (TROPICS) mission. The CubeSats are designed to provide rapid-refresh microwave measurements that can be used to determine temperature, pressure, and humidity inside hurricanes as they form and evolve.

Low Earth Orbit 36 - Maiden Flight South Pacific
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