Rocket Lab successfully completes its 9th Electron rocket mission

US commercial aerospace startup Rocket Lab successfully launched its ninth Electron rocket to space on Thursday. The startup’s ‘As The Crow Flies’ mission’s spacecraft, a satellite called ‘Palisade’ for client Astro Digital, was successfully deployed around 2 hours after the launch. The first Electron mission, a test mission launched in 2017, had reached space but failed to reach designated orbit.