Rocket Lab launches 13 cube satellites for NASA mission

US-based rocket propulsion company Rocket Lab on Sunday launched 13 cube satellites on its Electron rocket from New Zealand into low Earth orbit for NASA’s ELaNa-19 mission. The rocket lifted off from the world’s only private orbital launch pad on the Mahia Peninsula. The satellites will collect data on phenomena such as radiation belts and autonomous movement in space.

This short was originally published on Inshorts, based on an article in Reuters.

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