There’s a lot invested in the mission itself. The rocket is carrying 64 small satellites from a variety of customers, including clients from Brazil, Canada, South Korea and the UK. That will make it the largest single collection of spacecraft to launch from the US. It’s not the largest launch ever R12; The Verge noted that an Indian rocket carried 104 satellites into orbit. Still, it’s an important step toward commercializing spaceflight and making orbit more accessible.