Musk releases image of Falcon 9 fairing floating back to Earth

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On Tuesday Elon Musk released an image of a Falcon 9 fairing as its parafoil opened to slow and guide the fairing back to Earth.

The image is pretty, but doesn’t really provide any information about SpaceX’s effort to recover its rocket fairings. The next attempt should come during their next Vandenberg launch in mid-May.


One comment

  • Steve Cooper

    I wonder why they are doing the fairing recovery project out of Vanderburg when the Cape would provide a lot more test opportunities.

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