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Propulsion System Designer

Peter is the CEO of Rocket Lab Ltd. which is a ground-breaking aerospace company focused on rapid and cost effective delivery of innovative, high quality technology to the space and defence industries.

Peter is an award winning scientist and engineer having been presented with the Meritorious Medal from the Royal Aeronautical Society for service of an exceptional nature leading to major advances in New Zealand aviation and the Cooper Medal – presented by the Royal Society bi-annually to those deemed to have published the best single account of research in physics and engineering.

Peter Beck rocketFollowing almost a decade and a half of propulsion research, market development and networking within the international space community Peter founded Rocket Lab Ltd in 2006.

Peter and Rocket Lab have been involved with the project since its inception and has given the Aussie Invader team his time and expertise as well as credibilitywith his recognised standing within the world's space and rocket community.


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