Skylark 5-8

Skylark 5-8

Electron/Curie TBD - 2024

Rocket Lab is scheduled to launch a Electron/Curie rocket as part of Skylark 5-8 Mission from Māhia Peninsula, New Zealand.

Last updated: May 10, 2024

Launch Information

Launch Information

Launch Vehicle Details

Mission NameSkylark 5-8
Launch SiteMāhia Peninsula, New Zealand
Launch VehicleElectron/Curie
AgencyRocket Lab
Launch DateTBD - 2024
The Skylark satellites, built and operated by Spire, will monitor all near-Earth orbits from space, delivering enhanced Space Situational Awareness services to the global satellite community, with timely and precise information for space object detection, tracking, orbit determination, collision avoidance, navigation, and proximity alerts.

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