Rocket Lab's activities- do they launch 5G-enabled satellites and what regulations are in place to limit any negative impacts of their activities on the environment?

Michael Vaughan made this Official Information request to Stuart Nash

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From: Michael Vaughan

Dear Stuart Nash,

1) Have any of the rockets launched by Rocket Lab carried satellites equipped to send 5G electromagnetic radiation to earth? Are there any plans for Rocket Lab to be involved in the launch of 5G-enabled satellites in the future?

2) What regulations are in place to ensure that Rocket Lab's activities do not negatively impact the environment?

Yours faithfully,

Michael Vaughan

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Kia ora Michael,


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Ngâ mihi,



[1]cid:image003.jpg@01D5DA9C.EAF66FB0 Ayana Menorca

Private Secretary – Economic
Development and Tourism (Ministerial

Office of Hon Stuart Nash
Minister for Economic and Regional
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