Erickson Selected By NASA for Mid-Air Retrieval Program

Erickson, March 01, 2016 – PORTLAND, Ore. — Erickson Incorporated, a leading global provider of aviation services, has been contracted in support of the initial phases of NASA’s 3rd Generation Mid-Air Retrieval Project.

The project is focused on mid-air retrieval of NASA vessels upon re-entry to the atmosphere. Erickson is contracted to study the concept of operations for proposed NASA missions that employ mid-air retrieval using a single S-64F Air Crane helicopter.