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SpaceX successfully launches twice-flown Falcon 9, catches fairing at sea


SpaceX successfully launches twice-flown Falcon 9, catches fairing at sea SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 first-stage that had previously served two missions in July and November of 2018, today carrying its final payload, the AMOS-17 satellite for Spacecomm. SpaceX had configured the Falcon 9 in its ‘expendable mode’ for this mission, which means it made use of all available fuel on board to carry the 14,000+ lb satellite to orbit, without enough left over to come back in a controlled descent and landing.   More



(Source: Techcrunch - Aug 7)

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