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Rocket Lab: Beck lets his hair down
Rocket Lab: Beck lets his hair down

Peter Beck enjoyed a moment of jubilation before the work of getting to orbit resumed.

Jupiter's polar storms stun scientists

Juno sends back images that have astronomers rethinking nature of planet.

South Island wows in spectacular pic

This incredible image of NZ's South Island was captured from space.

Watch: Lift-off joy at Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab boss Peter Beck and his team celebrate the Electron launch in mission control.

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Experts struggle to understand star
Experts struggle to understand star

Astronomers keep a close eye on "Tabby's Star" as it acts up again.

The Rocket Man: Who is Peter Beck?
The Rocket Man: Who is Peter Beck?

Peter Beck is a hands-on engineer who has dreamed of space flight all his life.

Rocket Lab lift-off: What now?
Rocket Lab lift-off: What now?

Rocket Lab has to figure out how to go further after its successful space launch.

Clear Kiwi night skies the envy of US astrophysicist
Clear Kiwi night skies the envy of US astrophysicist

Neil DeGrasse Tyson has spoken ahead of his visit to New Zealand later this year.

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Rocket launch delay disappoints viewers
Rocket launch delay disappoints viewers

8-year-old Aucklander hoped to be the youngest witness to NZ's first rocket launch.

Moon dust bought for $1400 to fetch $5.7m

A woman bought 'moon dust' NASA misplaced for $1400, now it could be worth $5.7m.

Rocket Lab: 'Thanks for your patience'

Rocket Lab says weather will be less of an issue when it reaches a commercial phase.

Rocket Lab and other engineering feats

Where would a successful rocket Lab launch fit among NZ's engineering feats?

Rocket poised for imminent lift-off
Rocket poised for imminent lift-off

Liftoff looking likely in Mahia and eager spectators are assembling at a viewing site.

Watch: What rocket launch looks like

Rocket Lab has released a simulation of what its Electron blast-off will look like.

Scientists solve Milky Way mystery

A Kiwi astrophysicist has helped reveal how most of the antimatter in the Milky Way forms.

Strange 'alien megastructure' acting up

A mystery star behind an 'alien megastructure' theory is acting strangely again.

Rocket launch off for the day

Weather has again caused a Rocket Lab to delay a launch attempt at Mahia.

High winds delay Rocket Lab launch
High winds delay Rocket Lab launch

Rocket Lab has scrubbed a potential launch of the Electron rocket due to high winds.

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