Why SpaceX Wants To Make Landing Super Heavy MORE Difficult

There’s been a lot of discussion about SuperHeavy - the booster used by Starship - after some tweets by Elon Musk confirming that the ultimate plan is to save time and mass by landing the booster on a capture system able to support the vehicle by its grid fins.

The upsides are great, but it’ll require new levels of precision in the landing system and, will increase the consequences of failure. So, it’s a fascinating and I’m not 100% convinced they’ll get it to work right away, but I’m always happy to watch anyone pushing the limits of rocket science.

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