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Atea-1 blasts off

Peter Griffin posted in on December 1st, 2009.

Yesterday, following a slight delay, Atea-1 took to the sky. The 6m tall rocket, developed by Auckland firm Rocket Lab Ltd, is new Zealand’s first attempt at commercial space flight and was launched from Great Mercury Island, in the Coromandel.  It is also being promoted as the Southern Hemisphere’s first private rocket launch to reach […]

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