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Rocket Lab Grabs Falling Booster Mid-Air With a Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter
Rocket Lab Grabs Falling Booster Mid-Air With a Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter

3 May 2022, 14:02 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / A customized Sikorsky S-92 helicopter caught a booster mid-air. This milestone marks a major step for Rocket Lab's effort to make a reusable Electron rocket

 
Rocket Lab's Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter Prepares to Catch a Rocket Mid-Air
Rocket Lab's Sikorsky S-92 Helicopter Prepares to Catch a Rocket Mid-Air

5 Apr 2022, 18:30 UTC · By: Florina Spînu / Rocket Lab will use for the first time a cutomized Sikorsky S-92 to snatch the first stage of its Electron rocket as it returns back to Earth from space