February 7, 2023

A Rocket Lab Electron rocket on its Virginia launch pad with a blue sky.

Watch Rocket Lab attempted its first launch from US soil on December 19th

Update at 7:58 PM ET: Rocket lab Canceled the electron launch attempt tonight from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia due to high-level winds. The next launch attempt will be in action Monday 19 Decemberwithin a two-hour window, starting at 6-8pm EST (2300-0100 Dec 20 GMT).


After years of launching rockets from New Zealand, commercial space company Rocket Lab is ready for their first launch in the United States.