SpaceX Testing Merlin 1D Engine Enhancement For Falcon 9 Core

Credit: SpaceX
PARIS – SpaceX is working on a performance enhancement to the Merlin 1D engine that powers its low-cost Falcon 9 rocket, according to one of the company’s commercial customers. The upgrade will provide a 20% increase in thrust level, enabling the Falcon 9 to haul extra fuel needed to support ongoing...

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