Kudos to SpaceX; the Dragon V2 capsule is truly visionary. If Elon Musk achieves “refuel and reuse” turnarounds of both Falcon 9R and Dragon V2, spaceflight will profoundly change. Left unsaid is how such technology profoundly changes other fields, becoming a “killer app.” A military Falcon 9R booster provides cost-effective means to hurl conventional warheads upon targets of opportunity, send hypersonic drones overhead to reconnoiter, or capsules designed for High ...


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