Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 Launch Schedule

Stay updated on Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1's rocket launches with our real-time schedule. You can see 17 planned space missions on our website. Watch the live stream of any Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 rocket launch happening today.

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Next Launch

Launch Countdown

Date & Time

25 May, 7:15am

Pad

1B

Launch Service Provider

Vehicle

Mission

Ready, Aim, PREFIRE (PREFIRE 1)

Mission Type

Earth Science

Destination

Polar Orbit

First 6U Cubesat carrying a miniaturized IR spectrometer, covering 0- 45 μm at 0.84 μm spectral resolution, operating for one seasonal cycle for NASAs PREFIRE (Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment) mission.

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Last Update: Delayed to May 25 due to weather.

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Upcoming Rocket Lab Launch Complex 1 Launches

First batch of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each.

Last Update: Targeting between June 10 and July 9

Second 6U Cubesat carrying a miniaturized IR spectrometer, covering 0- 45 μm at 0.84 μm spectral resolution, operating for one seasonal cycle for NASAs PREFIRE (Polar Radiant Energy in the Far-InfraRed Experiment) mission.

Last Update: NET June 2024.

Synthetic aperture radar satellites for Japanese Earth imaging company Synspective.

Updated: May 14, 6:30pm UTC

Synthetic aperture radar satellites for Japanese Earth imaging company Synspective.

Updated: May 15, 6:31pm UTC

NZSA Venus Mission is a small direct Venus entry probe with a single 1 kg low-mass, low-cost autofluorescing nephelometer riding on a satellite bus based on the Photon Upper stage of the Electron rocket. The probe mission will spend approximately 5 minutes in the Venus cloud layers, 48-60 km above the surface, collecting in situ measurements to search for organic molecules in cloud particles and constrain particle composition.

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

Second batch of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each.

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

Third batch of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each.

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

Fourth batch of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each.

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

BlackSky Gen-3 Earth-imaging satellites

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

BlackSky Gen-3 Earth-imaging satellites

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

BlackSky Gen-3 Earth-imaging satellites

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

BlackSky Gen-3 Earth-imaging satellites

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

BlackSky Gen-3 Earth-imaging satellites

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

Four space situational awareness (SSA) satellites for Canadian company NorthStar Earth and Space.

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

Four space situational awareness (SSA) satellites for Canadian company NorthStar Earth and Space.

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC

Last of five batches of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each.

Updated: Apr 16, 10:45am UTC