Rocket Lab offers cost-effective rocket launch services to commercial customers, focusing on launch vehicles. The Company is building an all carbon-composite launch vehicle, named Electron. Electron is a launch system, designed to liberate the emerging small satellite market.
Huntington Beach, US
Size (employees)
116 (est)+13%
Rocket Lab was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Huntington Beach, US
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Key People/Management at Rocket Lab

Peter Beck

Peter Beck

CEO, CTO, Founder

Rocket Lab Office Locations

Rocket Lab has offices in Arlington, Huntington Beach and Auckland
Huntington Beach, US (HQ)
101, 14520 Delta Ln
Arlington, US
200, 2100 Clarendon Blvd
Auckland, NZ
3A Airpark Dr
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Rocket Lab Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$75 m

Latest funding size

$75 m

Time since last funding

a year ago


Rocket Lab's latest funding round in March 2017 was reported to be $75 m. In total, Rocket Lab has raised $75 m. Rocket Lab's latest valuation is reported to be $1 b.
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Rocket Lab Financials

Market valuation

1 b
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Rocket Lab Operating Metrics

Mar, 2016

Nominal Sun-Sync Orbit, km


Payload, kg

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Rocket Lab Online and Social Media Presence

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Rocket Lab News and Updates

Rocket Lab reschedules next Electron launch

Rocket Lab announced May 25 it has rescheduled the next launch of its Electron small rocket for late June after correcting a problem that delayed an April launch attempt.

Technical issue delays next Rocket Lab Electron launch

ocket Lab is postponing its next launch by a few weeks because of a technical problem, but the company says it is optimistic about its long-term prospects as demand for its small launch vehicle grows.

Rocket Lab sets date for first commercial launch

Rocket Lab plans to perform the first commercial launch of its Electron rocket later this month, carrying satellites for at least two companies, the company announced April 3.

Space Startup Rocket Lab Has Reached Orbit For the First Time

The startup delivered three small satellites.

Rocket Lab Test Flight Launches Three CubeSats to Orbit

The launch company Rocket Lab sent three small satellites to orbit during a test flight from New Zealand.

Rocket Lab to Test Launch Its First Rocket

If all goes according to plan, the startup rocket company could become the first to launch a rocket from a private launch facility
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