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hairystick

Electron Rocket finally launched.

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After many years of development, the New Zealand Electron rocket has made it into space.

Now the 11th nation to develop the capability to launch into orbit. Well done lads and ladies!

 

Rather chuffed with this, since my Dad was involved with the successful launch of Black Arrow (I still have his project tie).

 

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39971843

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/video.cfm?c_id=5&gal_cid=5&gallery_id=176499

Edited by hairystick

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Finally we're a credible threat!

 

Will

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It didn't make it into orbit - although they do intend to eventually achieve that feat.

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Great ! Can you send me a Wingnut Camel to me next time.

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Orbit achieved.

 

Nice one!:party:

 

Edit: Part of the payload announced.

No Sputnik "beep beep" device, just a disco ball!

"Fabulous sweetie!"

 

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/hawkes-bay-today/news/article.cfm?c_id=1503462&objectid=11981652

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