118 - Planetary Exploration at Rocket Lab (feat. Peter Beck)
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Rocket Lab is about more than just rockets. With their Photon bus, they can provide an end to end platform service to enable low-cost planetary exploration to multiple destinations. With flights coming up to the Moon, Venus and Mars, they've become an important player in the planetary exploration space. CEO Peter Beck joins Jake to talk about their approach and why it's important.
We talk Rockets, Planets, and More
- Rocket Lab to fly NASA mission CAPSTONE to the Moon
- Rocket Lab to fly private mission to Venus
- Rocket Lab to enable EscaPADE to Mars
- Rocket Lab Solar Panels to power Psyche
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