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Nobody bumps my lock
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Xenia, Ohio
2019-08-10, 15:23

Fairings are the cheapest part of the rocket, the problem is they take forever to manufacture. Complex carbon fiber manufacturing processes and whatnot. With the launch cadence they want to get to, recovering and reusing fairings is a key step.

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