Cloud cover spoiled the super-blood-moon eclipse early this morning, but it was spectacular for those who saw it.
The Humanity Star will orbit Earth for about nine months and Rocket Lab says everyone on Earth will have the opportunity to see it.
It was a case of so close yet so far for the historic launch attempt, which is now set for Thursday.
The volcanic island exploded out of the Pacific Ocean in 2015 and the video shows how its shape has evolved.
The fireball could be seen streaking across the Dubai skyline behind the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building.