A rocket commercial carrier satellites has been “lost” after its launch on Sunday of a shooting range in New Zealand, announced the company owner of Rocket Lab.
“We have lost the late flight during the mission,” wrote on Twitter Peter Beck, the founder and director of Rocket Lab.
“I very much regret to have failed” to put on orbit the satellite of our customers today. We assure you that we will identify the problem, fix it and get back on the shooting range soon,” he added.
Rocket Lab presents itself as an american company with its headquarters in New Zealand. Among its investors are american companies, Khosla Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Lockheed Martin, Promoted Ventures and Data Collective.
The mission failed was the 13th launch of Rocket Lab.
In a statement published on its website, Rocket Lab indicates that it has encountered an “anomaly” after four minutes of vol., The company’s precise work with the aeronautical authorities of the united states in identifying the cause of the incident.
The rocket carried seven satellites for the companies in Spaceflight, Canon Electronics, Planet and In-Space Missions, ” said Mr. Beck.