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Title: [NSS]The SpaceX Falcon Heavy Booster: Why Is It Important?
Post by: Feed Bot on September 30, 2011, 07:09:52 PM
The SpaceX Falcon Heavy Booster:  Why Is It Important?

by John K. Strickland, Jr.
The announcement of the Falcon Heavy in early April, 2011 was a potential game-changer in the space launch industry. The Falcon Heavy is slated to launch twice the payload of the Shuttle at about one-fifteenth the cost of a Shuttle launch — an approximate 97% reduction in launch costs compared with [...]

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