Payloads approved for launch

We’re committed to keeping New Zealanders informed about the range of payloads launched into space, from New Zealand.

As part of this commitment we are releasing, on a quarterly basis, a summary of all payloads approved for launch by the Minister for Economic Development. 

List of all approved payloads, up to 31 August 2019

Summary of approved payloads

We have approved a range of payloads for launch from New Zealand and this diversity is shown below by country, owner, purpose and size of all payloads up to 31 August 2019.

approvals to lauch by country
payload and stats

Process to launch a payload

launching payloads