Reply to post: Re: Of course they're testing it again

Cocky SpaceX will try another sea landing with next rocket launch

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Re: Of course they're testing it again

But will it be cheaper. Remember that the space shuttle was meant to be cheaper because it was re-usable. In fact it was more expensive because of the enormous manpower required to re-tile and refit the shuttle. We'll only know if it is indeed cheaper after a lot more launches. I guess that it will be cheaper, but perhaps not as much as everyone hopes because the manpower and testing requirements, depending on how much the engines need to be rebuilt every launch and how many launches they last.

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