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Rocket Lab is a company providing smallsat launch services. It designs and manufactures Electron, a launch vehicle for small satellites. The company also develops Photon, a spacecraft bus solution for LEO (Low Earth Orbit), lunar, and interplanetary missions.
TypePublic
Founded2006
HQLakewood, CA, US
Websiterocketlabusa.com
Employee Ratings3.4

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2021)758
Job Openings178
Revenue (FY, 2021)$62.2 M(+78%)
Share Price (May 2022)$5.9(+13%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore
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Key People/Management at Rocket Lab

Peter Beck

Peter Beck

Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer
Adam Spice

Adam Spice

Chief Financial Officer
Shaun O’Donnell

Shaun O’Donnell

Executive Vice President - Global Operations
Lars Hoffman

Lars Hoffman

Senior Vice President - Global Launch Services
Sven Strohband

Sven Strohband

Board Director
Shane Fleming

Shane Fleming

Vice President - Global Commercial Launch Services
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Rocket Lab Office Locations

Rocket Lab has offices in Lakewood, Albuquerque, Littleton, Silver Spring and in 2 other locations
Lakewood, CA, US (HQ)
3881 McGowen St
Albuquerque, NM, US
10420 Research Rd SE
Littleton, CO, US
7815 Shaffer Pkwy
Silver Spring, MD, US
2303 Kansas Ave
Wallops Island, VA, US
Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport
Auckland, NZ
25 Levene Pl, Mount Wellington
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Rocket Lab Financials and Metrics

Rocket Lab Revenue

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Rocket Lab's revenue was reported to be $62.24 m in FY, 2021
USD

Revenue (FY, 2021)

62.2m

Gross profit (FY, 2021)

(1.9m)

Gross profit margin (FY, 2021), %

(3%)

Net income (FY, 2021)

(117.3m)

EBIT (FY, 2021)

(102.1m)

Market capitalization (13-May-2022)

2.4b

Closing stock price (13-May-2022)

5.9

Cash (31-Dec-2021)

691.0m

EV

1.8b
Rocket Lab's current market capitalization is $2.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2020FY, 2021

Revenue

35.2m62.2m

Cost of goods sold

47.0m64.1m

Gross profit

(11.8m)(1.9m)

Gross profit Margin, %

(34%)(3%)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2020Q3, 2021

Revenue

10.7m5.3m

Cost of goods sold

12.6m17.7m

Gross profit

(1.9m)(12.5m)

Gross profit Margin, %

(18%)(236%)
Annual
USDFY, 2020FY, 2021

Cash

52.8m691.0m

Accounts Receivable

2.7m14.0m

Prepaid Expenses

9.4m19.5m

Inventories

26.1m47.9m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2021

Cash

792.7m

Accounts Receivable

13.3m

Prepaid Expenses

10.6m

Inventories

38.4m
Annual
USDFY, 2020FY, 2021

Net Income

(55.0m)(117.3m)

Depreciation and Amortization

9.3m10.9m

Inventories

(11.3m)(12.7m)

Accounts Payable

(1.6m)(4.5m)
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2020Q3, 2021

Net Income

(36.1m)(120.5m)

Depreciation and Amortization

6.4m7.4m

Inventories

(14.4m)(12.2m)

Accounts Payable

2.8m(4.5m)
USDQ3, 2020

Revenue/Employee

29.3k
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Rocket Lab Operating Metrics

Jun, 2019Jul, 2019Sep, 2020

Patents and Patent Applications

12

Satellites Launched to Date

48

Suppliers (New Zealand)

1 k

Trademarks

1015
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Rocket Lab Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SolAero Holdings, Inc.May 12, 2022$80 m
Planetary Systems CorporationNovember 15, 2021$42 m
Advanced Solutions, Inc.October 12, 2021$40 m
Sinclair InterplanetaryApril 28, 2020
ASI Aerospace LLC
Planetary Systems Corporation
Rocket Lab Global Services, LLC
Rocket Lab Limited
Rocket Lab Space Systems Inc.
SolAero Holdings, Inc.
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Rocket Lab Revenue Breakdown

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Rocket Lab revenue breakdown by business segment: 62.6% from Launch Services and 37.4% from Space Systems

Rocket Lab revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 73.5% from United States, 15.7% from Germany, 9.6% from Rest of World and 1.2% from Other

Rocket Lab Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

91/100

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Rocket Lab Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

50-59

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Rocket Lab Online and Social Media Presence

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Rocket Lab News and Updates

CAPSTONE up next for Rocket Lab

A NASA lunar cubesat mission is now scheduled to launch in late May on a Rocket Lab Electron after resolving issues with the rocket’s kick stage. The post CAPSTONE up next for Rocket Lab appeared first on SpaceNews.

Rocket Lab launches smallsats, catches but drops booster

Rocket Lab declared success in its effort to catch an Electron booster in midair after launch May 2, even though the helicopter had to release the booster moments later. The post Rocket Lab launches smallsats, catches but drops booster appeared first on SpaceNews.

Watch Rocket Lab attempt to catch a falling booster with a helicopter today

Update: Delayed again due to weather, right after I hit publish. Come back on May 1! We don't usually give mother nature quite so much power over launch timing, but for our first helicopter catch attempt we want to line up the best possible conditions to give us the highest chance of a successful ca…

Rocket Lab to launch HawkEye 360 satellites on first Wallops Electron mission

The long-delayed first launch of a Rocket Lab Electron rocket from Virginia is now scheduled for late this year, carrying satellites for HawkEye 360. The post Rocket Lab to launch HawkEye 360 satellites on first Wallops Electron mission appeared first on SpaceNews.

Rocket Lab Secures Multi-Launch Contract with HawkEye 360, Confirms First Launch Planned from Virginia

Rocket Lab (Nasdaq: RKLB) (“Rocket Lab” or “the Company”), a leading launch and space systems company, today announced it has been selected by Virginia-based HawkEye 360 to launch three Electron missions for the radio frequency geospatial analytics provider. The first of the three missions is schedu…

Rocket Lab Breaks Ground on Neutron Production Complex in Wallops, Virginia

The complex will be home to production, assembly, and integration of Rocket Lab’s Neutron launch vehicle and is expected to bring up to 250 highly-skilled jobs to the region.
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Rocket Lab Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Rocket Lab founded?

    Rocket Lab was founded in 2006.

  • Who are Rocket Lab key executives?

    Rocket Lab's key executives are Peter Beck, Adam Spice and Shaun O’Donnell.

  • How many employees does Rocket Lab have?

    Rocket Lab has 758 employees.

  • What is Rocket Lab revenue?

    Latest Rocket Lab annual revenue is $62.2 m.

  • What is Rocket Lab revenue per employee?

    Latest Rocket Lab revenue per employee is $82.1 k.

  • Who are Rocket Lab competitors?

    Competitors of Rocket Lab include Surrey Satellite Technology, Firefly Aerospace and Astra.

  • Where is Rocket Lab headquarters?

    Rocket Lab headquarters is located at 3881 McGowen St, Lakewood.

  • Where are Rocket Lab offices?

    Rocket Lab has offices in Lakewood, Albuquerque, Littleton, Silver Spring and in 2 other locations.

  • How many offices does Rocket Lab have?

    Rocket Lab has 6 offices.