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Rocket Lab is set to do its first mission of 2021, since re-scheduling, launching on Wednesday night a ‘sunset phenomenon’ into the sky.
The company will be launching its Electron F18 Kramer on a mission named ‘Another One Leaves the Crust’ from the Māhia Peninsula in New Zealand.
You can view the live stream starting at 7:35 pm (NZT) above, or on @thisquality platforms or at Rocket Lab’s YouTube channel here.
A sunset phenomenon occurs when particles coming from the rocket propellant are left in the vapour trail, it then condenses, freezes and expands. The upper atmosphere will contain less dense particles.
Image: SUPPLIED/Hamish Pike (Rocket Lab)