BlackSky Gen-3 Mission 4

BlackSky Gen-3 Mission 4

Electron/Curie TBD - 2024 07:00PM

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Rocket Lab is scheduled to launch a Electron/Curie rocket as part of the BlackSky Gen-3 Mission 4 from Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameBlackSky Gen-3 Mission 4
Launch SiteMāhia Peninsula, New Zealand
Launch VehicleElectron/Curie
AgencyRocket Lab
Launch DateTBD - 2024
BlackSky Technologys fourth of five missions deploying its new next-generation BlackSky Gen-3 satellites. The commercial constellation of Gen-3 satellites has the capability to produce 50-centimeter resolution imagery and host multiple sensors, including shortwave infrared (SWIR). The improved resolution and enhanced spectral diversity of the Gen-3 satellites will expand BlackSkys ability to provide real-time information to its customers.

Launch Vehicle - Electron/Curie

Rocket Height18.0 m
Fairing Height4.05 m
Stages3
Liftoff Thrust224 kN
Fairing Diameter1.2 m
Payload To LEO320 Kg
Strap Ons0
PropellantViscous liquid monopropellant (AP, Al, Polydimethylsiloxane)
Payload To SSO200 Kg