May 18, 2024

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Rocket Lab launches two small NASA hurricane-monitoring probes into orbit

Rocket Lab launches two small NASA hurricane-monitoring probes into orbit

A Rocket Lab Electron rocket launched the second set of Tropics hurricane study cubes for NASA on May 25, 2023. (Image credit: Rocket Lab)

The second set of NASA’s Tropics cubes was launched Thursday evening (May 25), completing the mini-proxy hurricane study.

The two small moons took off over A Rocket lab An electronic vehicle from Launch Company Launch Complex 1 on New Zealand’s North Island on Thursday at 11:46 p.m. EDT (0346 GMT May 26).