First Rocket Lab Launch Delayed to 2017

Suzi Lewis in The Gisborne Herald:

Rocket Lab originally scheduled road closures for test launches between November 17 and December 24. The company is now planning to conduct the first test flight early next year.

“We’ve had a hugely successful year, and are pleased to have qualified multiple, major vehicle systems, completed Launch Complex 1, doubled the size of our team and completed many regulatory milestones.

Electron is to one-month increments as Falcon Heavy is to six.