Science YouTuber Scott Manley sat down with Rocket Lab CEO to talk about their year of launches while playing the popular space simulation game Kerbal Space Program.
Beck discussed how they came about using electric turbo pumps, details on their Photon kick stage, and the upcoming Venus mission.
Manley talked with Beck while also launching a simulated Electron rocket to Venus in game. Their upcoming mission is planned to use their new interplanetary version of their Photon kick stage in 2023.
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