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NASA selects Rocket Lab to launch TROPICS satellites

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NASA selects Rocket Lab to launch TROPICS satellites

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NASA has found a new launch provider for its extreme weather observation satellites.

The agency announced Wednesday that it has selected Rocket Lab to launch its Time-Resolved Observations of Precipitation structure and storm Intensity with a Constellation of Smallsats (TROPICS) satellites across two launches in late spring next year.

The missions, which will take place no earlier than May 1, will carry two cubesats each.Given that the U.S.

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Author / Journalist: Aria Alamalhodaei

Category: Technology Business Startups

Topics: Tropics Astra Rocket Lab Space Vadr contract NASA

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Published Date: 2022-11-23, 20:56:15

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Language: English

Original Article Length: 340 words

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