Rocket Report: Teachers invest in SpaceX, Russia plans to study reusable launch

Cartoon rocket superimposed over real rocket launch.

Enlarge / The mighty Delta
IV Heavy rocket takes to the skies. (credit: Aurich
Lawson/United Launch Alliance
)

Welcome to Edition 2.06 of the Rocket Report! Happy Fourth of
July to everyone, a time when most Americans watch rockets of a
different sort take to the skies. We’re a day early this week
because of the holiday; and there will be no report next week due
to the author taking some family vacation time. See you again in
mid-July.

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quick look ahead at the next three launches on the calendar.

Rocket Lab completes third flight of
2019
. Rocket Lab’s Electron rocket delivered seven
small commercial, military and educational satellites into orbit
Saturday after a launch from New Zealand. Saturday’s mission,
the seventh orbital launch attempt overall for Rocket Lab, was
delayed two days to allow time for crews at Launch Complex 1 to
replace faulty components on ground tracking equipment used to
support the rocket’s flight termination system, Spaceflight
Now reported
.

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Rocket Report: Teachers invest in SpaceX, Russia plans to study reusable launch