Reply to post: Re: An optimistic cynics take

Falcon 9 gets its feet wet as SpaceX notch up two more launch successes

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Re: An optimistic cynics take

At a guess, giving the fairings a saltwater bath and picking them up from a ship already in close vicinity isn't too bad as you can get them out of the ocean and take preventative measures (many paper towels) sharpish, Catching the fairing before its bath just prevents the paper towel bit.

To take the cue from XKCD though, we should probably call the fairing "the box that falls off to protect the bit that you want to go to space today"

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