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Rocket Lab catches, then drops booster in helicopter capture attempt

Rocket Lab catches, then drops booster in helicopter capture attempt

Rocket Lab, which aims to launch satellites into space quickly and cheaply, said it just used a helicopter to catch part of a rocket in mid-air. But the rocket was dropped into the ocean shortly after, ending up having to be fished out of the water. This mission, labeled "There and Back Again," took off at 6:50 pm ET.

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