There are three major events that you can tune in for on Thursday.
Rocket Lab Wallops Launch Complex
11 a.m. EST
CEO Peter Beck will host a webcast from Wallops Island, Va., to open the company’s new launch complex and announce the first flight of the Electron booster from U.S. soil.
NASA OSIRIS-REx Sampling Site
1 p.m. EST
NASA will announced the site where OSIRIS-REx will collect a soil sample from asteroid Bennu.
NASA Boeing CST-100 Starliner Mission Preview
2 p.m. EST (approximate)
NASA and Boeing officials will hold a news teleconference for the upcoming CST-100 Starliner orbital test flight to the International Space Station on Dec. 20.
The teleconference will begin no earlier than 2 p.m. EST, or approximately one hour after the flight readiness review ends. The start time will be adjusted as necessary.