Rocket Lab carrying cargo for Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Rocket Lab carrying cargo for Pentagon's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Rocket Lab's next cargo will be for a leading United States military technology agency that says it ''stands shoulder to shoulder with the US warfighter''.

The New Zealand-founded space company will carry an experimental communications antenna for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), which works for the Pentagon.

Rocket Lab hopes to launch the DARPA R3D2 from its Mahia launch pad late next month.

Asked whether there could be a military application, founder Peter Beck told the Herald that if there was it would be limited.

''It would be communications - if you wanted to communicate to the ground that's all it is,'' he said.

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