It's a big week for Rocket Lab. The space company has confirmed it will be publicly listed through a merger deal with an American special purpose acquisition company.
The deal with Vector Acquisition values the company at US$4.1 billion US or NZ$5.6 billion.
The company has also announced the development of a new, larger rocket capable of carrying much heavier loads than its existing Electron rocket.
Peter Beck is the founder and CEO of Rocket Lab.
He spoke to Corin Dann.