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LOHAN chews the fat with US TV station over Spaceport's FAA-ilure

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Isn't a return trajectory somewhat predictable due to trade winds/earth's rotation etc? So it's not beyond feasible that you could launch wet and recover dry if you planned things right. Also it's the propellant/explosive that seems to be the main sticking point and that wouldn't be a problem on the return journey.

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