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Rocket Lab Deploys 30 Satellites, Recovers First Stage

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Rocket Lab USA Inc. launched its 16th mission and successfully recovered the launch vehicle’s first-stage rocket


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Rocket Lab Sees Successful Launch, Recovery


Long Beach-based rocket developer Rocket Lab successfully launched 30 satellites into space, and recovered the first stage of a rocket on Thursday, the first time the company has successfully made a recovery of its hardware. The "Return to Sender" mission was launched in New Zealand. Rocket Lab used a parachute to recover its first stage, which landed in water and was recovered using a recovery vessel.