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What advantages will Rocket Lab's Neutron have over the Falcon 9?

With Neutron's debut coming up next year, are there any advantages of Rocket Labs design over SpaceX's Falcon 9 FT? The most obvious I can see are the attached fairings, but certainly with all the ...
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Rocket Lab Archimedes engine injector and reusable charecteristics [closed]

From what has been said, the Archimedes engine isn't particularly ambitious WRT its ISP, however Rocket Lab have said it would be highly reusable, which is interesting. Does anyone know of any special ...
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Neutron boosters second stage inside the fairing, is this unique?

RocketLabs announced info about the new Neutron booster. Neutron Booster video Many interesting aspects summarized as: The landing legs do not deploy, but are permanently mounted around a relatively ...
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Penalty for Neutron dog-legging from Wallops to synchronous?

From the April 15, 2021 Everyday Astronaut video A chat with Rocket Lab's CEO Peter Beck about Neutron, Electron recovery and Rocket Lab's future! linked below (mostly from closed captions, small ...