Elon Musk hopes to refly a half-dozen Falcon 9 first-stages this year and twice as many in 2018, as his SpaceX launch-services company pursues its goal to achieve “a huge revolution in spaceflight.” Almost overlooked in the company’s spectacular first reflight of a Falcon 9 March 31 was the parachute return of at least half of the $6 million payload fairing that covered the SES-10 communications satellite on the historic launch. The fairing was guided to a point on the ...


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