Kinéis 16-20

Kinéis 16-20

Electron/Curie TBD - 2024

Rocket Lab is scheduled to launch a Electron/Curie rocket as part of Kinéis 16-20 Mission from Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameKinéis 16-20
Launch SiteMāhia Peninsula, New Zealand
Launch VehicleElectron/Curie
AgencyRocket Lab
Launch DateTBD - 2024
Fourth batch of five satellites for the French Kinéis IoT constellation designed to operate with 25 nanosatellites of 30 kg each. The constellation will enable Kinéis, a company backed by private and public investors including the French governments space agency CNES (Centre National d'Études Spatiales) and CLS (Collecte Localisation Satellites) an international space-based solutions provider, to improve its global IoT connectivity.

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