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Skyhook or sky hook may refer to:
- Skyhooks (band), Australian band
- Skyhook (concept), explanation of design complexity in the universe that does not build on lower, simpler layers
- Hook shot, nicknamed Skyhook: basketball shot popularized by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
- Skyhook (boarding), binding used in skateboarding and related sports
- Skyhook (climbing), hook used in technical climbing
- Skyhook (skydiving), device for quickly extracting reserve parachutes
- Airco DH.6, nicknamed Skyhook; early (1916) ab-initio trainer aircraft
- Australian Autogyro Skyhook, A.K.A. the Minty Skyhook Mini Chopper
- Cessna CH-1, nicknamed Cessna Skyhook; helicopter produced in the early 1960s by the Cessna Aircraft company that was marketed to the civil sector
- Fulton surface-to-air recovery system, nicknamed Skyhook; retrieval method by which a flying aircraft picks up a payload
- Skyhook, a hook that clamps to the rungs of a non-extension type ladder which can then be "hooked" over the peak of a roof to use the ladder as a staircase on steep pitched roofs by a roofer
- Skyhook (cable), a supposed device used to lift an object on a long cable hanging from the sky
- Skyhook (structure), a space elevator concept
- Skyhook balloon, type of unmanned balloon used by the United States Navy in the late 1940s and in the 1950s for atmospheric research
- SkyHook JHL-40, experimental combination airship/helicopter in development by Boeing, primarily for low impact logging
- Skyhook theory, a theory used in some automobile suspensions
- Skyhook Wireless, is the technology company that invented hybrid location positioning.
- Space elevator, proposed structure designed to transport material from a celestial body's surface into space
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