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Catching a Falling Rocket

Rocket Lab plan to use helicopters to catch a falling rocket

Image Credit: Rocket Lab

SpaceX land and reuse orbital rockets so frequently they almost make it look easy. Even so, no other company has yet managed to do the same. Might that soon change? Next week New Zealand-based Rocket Lab will make a serious attempt at catching a falling rocket — and, if all works out, at launching it again.




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