Neutron Debut Flight

Neutron Debut Flight

Neutron TBD - 2024
A Rocket Lab Neutron rocket will launch the Neutron Debut Flight mission. The launch date is currently targeted for October 2024 (UTC).
Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameNeutron Debut Flight
Launch SitePad TBD, Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (Wallops Island), Virginia, United States
Launch VehicleNeutron
AgencyRocket Lab
Launch DateTBD - 2024

Neutron is a medium-lift two-stage launch vehicle under development by Rocket Lab. Announced on 1 March 2021, the vehicle is being designed to be capable of delivering a payload of 13000 Kg (28700 lb) to low Earth orbit in a partially reusable configuration, and will focus on the growing megaconstellation satellite delivery market.The vehicle is expected to be operational sometime in 2024.It uses LOX and liquid methane propellant on both stages of the vehicle.

Launch Vehicle - Neutron

Height43 m / 141 ft
Diameter7m
Mass480000 Kg
Fairing Diameter5m
Payload To LEO13000 Kg
Lift Of Mass480000 Kg
PropellantLOX / Methane
Payload To MARS1500 Kg