Rocket Lab catches dummy booster with a helicopter in dramatic new video

Rocket Lab will try to pluck a falling rocket booster out of the sky with a helicopter for the first time ever this week, and a new video shows how it’s all supposed to go down.

The California-based company released a short video on Monday (April 25) showing a successful recent helicopter catch of a dummy rocket. As the booster stand-in glides toward Earththe chopper sits up nearby and snags its parachute cord with a hook.

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