Reply to post: Re: They land back to earh requires an ungodly amount of fuel

Cocky SpaceX will try another sea landing with next rocket launch

Dave Harvey

Re: They land back to earh requires an ungodly amount of fuel

Not THAT much fuel - the delta-V is large, but the mass is hugely less than at take-off (basically just the tank and engines - no 2nd stage, and little fuel), so the delta-momentum is greatly reduced.

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