Update: This launch was rescheduled from late last week to this afternoon. Tune in below!
We don't usually give mother nature quite so much power over launch timing, but for our first helicopter catch attempt we want to line up the best possible conditions to give us the highest chance of a successful catch. In time, we'll narrow those bounds.
— Rocket Lab (@RocketLab) April 29, 2022
Rocket Lab will take a shot a making history today with its attempt to catch a spent booster midair with a helicopter. This (mostly) unprecedented technique is apparently the safest and most eff