Hawkeye 360 Flight 3

Hawkeye 360 Flight 3

Electron APR TBD 2025
The third of three missions for the Hawkeye 360 analytics provider's constellation of 15 satellites. 6 satellites will launch on this flight. The launch date is currently targeted in May 2024.
Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameHawkeye 360 Flight 3
Launch SitePad TBD, Rocket Lab Launch Complex, Mahia Peninsula, New Zealand
Launch VehicleElectron
AgencyRocket Lab
Launch DateAPR TBD 2025
HawkEye 360 is developing a space-based civil global intelligence network that will use radio frequency (RF) technology to help monitor transportation across air, land and sea and assist with emergencies, which is essentially a civil SIGINT (Signal Intelligence) mission. The third of three missions for the Hawkeye 360 analytics provider's constellation of 15 satellites. 6 satellites will launch on this flight. The launch date is currently targeted in May 2024.

Launch Vehicle - Electron

Payload To LEOOriginal: 225 Kg (496 lb) Updated: 300 Kg (660 lb)
Payload To SSOOriginal: 150 Kg (330 lb) Updated: 200 Kg (440 lb)
PropellantRP-1/LOX
Payload Capacity150–225 Kg (331–496 lb)
Height18 m (59 ft)
Diameter1.2 m (3 ft 11 in)
Mass12.5 t (28000 lb)
Stages2–3