Reply to post: Re: First ? Erm ...

What went up, Musk come down again: SpaceX to blast sat into orbit with used rocket

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Re: First ? Erm ...

Why does solid fuel versus liquid make it a "huge difference"?

The main difference IMHO is that the shuttle boosters were parachuted back to Earth, while SpaceX is landing theirs in a controlled manner.

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