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 Walker

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

Instead of drogue chutes Space-X use "supersonic grid fins" that look kind of like fly swatters to slow down the booster. You can see them at the top of the booster.

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