Subscribe today - find out more
Why you should consider BusinessDesk
Sponsored by

Rocket Lab completes review into failed May launch

Henry Burrell
Tue, 20 Jul 2021

Rocket Lab said the fault resulted from a previously undetectable failure mode (Image: Rocket Lab)
Henry Burrell
Tue, 20 Jul 2021
Rocket Lab’s review into its May 15 mission has concluded the loss of the flight was down to a second stage engine igniter system failure.The New Zealand-based US space company said corrective measures were now in place to ensure the issue, which occurred three minutes and 20 seconds into the flight of the Electron launch vehicle on the 'Running Out Of Toes' mission, does not repeat. “The igniter fault resulted from a previously undetectable failure mode within the ignition system that occurs under a unique set of envir...

Use the information you’ve already given Google to create your subscription.

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Law & Regulation
David Henry firm moves into liquidation owing $400k
Brent Melville | Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Kinleith Land and Infrastructure moves into liquidation owing at least $400,000, liquidator looks to sell solar farm.

On the Money
On the Money: Chris Dunphy, Peter Wells' potential $250m payday, Banksy, Bridges, and more
Rebecca Stevenson | Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Which minister thought he was at a rave, who's cashing in on another potential IPO on the ASX, why wasn't anyone buying Banksy? And more.

Opinion FREE
Why it's hard to open a supermarket in NZ
Eric Crampton | Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Supermarkets' high profits should motivate a new competitor, if they're real. If the profits are there, what's stopping them?

How events can support a sustainable future

Sustainability has become a fundamental characteristic of a responsible business. It’s no longer just about “doing the right thing for the environment”, but now a much more holistic proposition where businesses have a real responsibility to embrace sustainable business practices - or risk being left behind.

5 trends as construction begins towards carbon neutrality

Carbon neutral trends emerging in engineering, procurement and construction across the globe indicate what we can expect in New Zealand over the next thirty years.