The orbital launch provider’s total lifetime funding now stands at almost $290m.

US-based space technology business Rocket Lab has closed a $140m series E round led by Future Fund, Australia’s sovereign wealth fund.

Also participating were returning investors Greenspring Associates, Khosla Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, Data Collective, Promus Ventures, and K1W1. Accident Compensation Corporation of New Zealand joined the round as a new investor.