Live coverage: DARPA satellite ready for launch from New Zealand

Live coverage of the countdown and launch of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Launch Complex 1 on Mahia Peninsula in New Zealand carrying DARPA’s Radio Frequency Risk Reduction Deployment Demonstration (R3D2) satellite. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.

Rocket Lab’s launch team conducted a wet dress rehearsal on the Electron rocket Feb. 18 at Launch Complex 1, in which the Electron rocket was loaded with liquid propellants during a simulated countdown. Credit: Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab’s live video webcast begins around 15 minutes prior to launch, and will be available on this page.

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