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Rocket Lab Advances Helium Utilisation in Reusable Rocket Technology

Rocket Lab, an aerospace manufacturer, is integrating previously flown components, including a first-stage tank, back into production for its Electron rocket, marking a significant step towards reusable launch vehicle technology. As part of its recovery and reusability efforts, the tank underwent rigorous testing, including helium leak checks, to ensure its integrity and suitability for future flights. This process is part of Rocket Lab's broader strategy to enhance the sustainability and efficiency of its launch operations by reusing major components, positioning the company as a contender in the growing field of reusable rocket technology alongside leaders like SpaceX. We believe that helium used for purging rockets in space launches is a growing market with the increasing number of space exploration and tourism companies.

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