Rocket Lab Tests Helicopter Ops For Electron Recovery

Electron rocket
Credit: RocketLab
CAPE CANAVERAL—A Rocket Lab Electron rocket deployed a pair of Earth-observation satellites into orbit for BlackSky on Nov. 17, a mission that also tested helicopter operations for future midair booster recoveries. The 59-ft.-tall Electron rocket lifted off at 8:38 p.m. EST from Rocket Lab’s launch...

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