Engineering Quotes by Peter Beck from RocketLab

Peter Beck is an New Zealand engineer and founder of Rocket Lab.

“A rocket is a huge engineering compromise.”

Peter Beck
—Peter Beck

“Archimedes is the boringest engine that we can build in a lot of sense.”

Peter Beck
—Peter Beck

“Boring is good!”

Peter Beck
—Peter Beck

“It's a lot easier to build something bigger than smaller.”

Peter Beck
—Peter Beck

“Like a rocket is just a giant engineering compromise, and you just have to choose where you're gonna eat the pain and you can choose it in propulsion. You can choose it in structures. You know, where is the bit that's gonna destroy your life?”

Peter Beck
—Peter Beck

“That always seemed to be the dumbest constraint you can imagine as like the dome of the rocket is set by the lowest bridge between California and Florida.”

Peter Beck
—Peter Beck