View Full Version : New Zealand Launches First Rocket

2009-Dec-01, 03:30 AM
Today was a proud day in the history of New Zealand, marking the first ever home-grown rocket launch from the island. The private space company Rocket Lab, Ltd launched their Atea-1 rocket to a height of over 100 km at 2:28pm (NZST). The launch took place at Great Mercury Island, just off the coast of [...]

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2009-Dec-05, 04:27 AM
That is great.