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Reusable rockets


A reusable rocket is a rocket that allows for the reuse of all or some components of a rocket after a launch, providing a lever for commercial and industrial companies to reduce the high costs of developing space flight programs. Besides the need for expensive raw materials and special paints, the one-time use of a system has been the most significant downside for space organizations. However, over the years space tech companies such as SpaceX and Blue Origin have developed reusable rockets that can decrease both costs and efforts. For instance, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 is a two-stage rocket designed for payload delivery and manned flight. Blue Origin has also launched the “New Shepard rocket,” a reusable rocket to the edge...

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