Nov 3, 2022

Rocket Lab will attempt to catch a rocket booster with a helicopter once again this week

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The rocket startup will attempt to catch its Electron booster in mid-air and fly it back to dry land.

U.S. and New Zealand-based Rocket Lab will perform a second mid-air recovery attempt of its Electron rocket booster after the launch of a mission called “Catch Me If You Can,” a press statement reveals.

Rocket Lab to attempt another mid-air booster recovery.

Rocket Lab.

The launch is scheduled for November 4 at 1:15 p.m. Eastern from Rocket Lab’s Launch Complex 1 in New Zealand. The mission will lift a scientific satellite into orbit for the Swedish National Space Agency.

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