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It's a Test

It's a Test [Rocket Lab]

It's a Test is a vehicle evaluation payload for the maiden flight of the Electron rocket designed and built by Rocket Lab specifically for this mission.

For the maiden flight of Electron, no real payload besides the instrumented upper stage is flown, as the purpose of this flight is to gather data on the launch vehicle and the launch environment.

Nation: New Zealand
Type / Application: Vehicle evaluation
Operator: Rocket Lab
Contractors: Rocket Lab
Equipment: ?
Configuration: instrumented upper stage
Propulsion: None in orbit
Power:
Lifetime:
Mass:
Orbit: 300 km × 500 km, 83
Satellite COSPAR Date LS Launch Vehicle Remarks
It's a Test - 2017 OnS LC-1 Electron

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