Reply to post: Re: The first reusable?

SpaceX wows world with a ho-hum launch of a reused rocket, landing it on a tiny boring barge

no-one in particular

Re: The first reusable?

> The SRBs are really questionable on reuse since they were of course the component that caused the Challenger disaster and that's something that might not have happened had the design been throw away. No need to design the SRB as a series of demountable ring sections.

The SRBs were assembled from sections because of the problems transporting them from the factory, not because they were reusable.

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