'Mr. Steven' Net Boat To Catch SpaceX's Next Rocket Fairing

SpaceX has been upgrading its fairings as part of its bigger mission to recover and reuse Falcon 9 rocket parts. The Falcon 9's first stage set to launch with Paz previously flew on the Formosat 5 mission from Vandenberg in August 2017.

SpaceX plans to launch another Falcon 9 rocket (pictured) from Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California on Wednesday.

The aerospace company SpaceX is ready for its next mission. The new payload faring of Flacon 9 will help to keep the aerodynamic profile of the rocket and it protects the costly payloads from Earth's atmosphere.

The Merlin 1D vacuum engine turns off after placing the Paz satellite into its planned 317-mile-high (511-kilometer) polar orbit.

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SpaceX has a good reason to want to recover the Falcon 9's payload fairing.

"It's like a giant catcher's mitt, in boat form", SpaceX CEO Elon Musk told reporters after the Falcon Heavy launch on February 6, Space.com reported.

SpaceX is all about reducing the cost of launching things into space, and right now one of those costs it think it can eliminate is having to use a new fairing every time it launches a rocket.

'We've got a special boat to catch the fairing, ' Musk said in a press conference following the Falcon Heavy launch.

Mets reportedly sign All-Star Jason Vargas
The veteran pitcher last played for the Kansas City Royals , winning an American League-leading 18 games for the team in 2017. Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports that the Mets and Jason Vargas have agreed to terms on a contract.

For example, the total cost of a Falcon 9 launch is estimated to be about $61 million.

If SpaceX can make a habit of recovering and re-flying even half of its two-piece rocket fairing, it has a good chance of substantially reducing the per-launch cost of its missions. Martin Elvis from the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics believes that the Falcon Heavy rocket can manage to land the equipment easily on an asteroid, though it also depends on a lot of other factors. SpaceX didn't publicly speak about the Starlink prototypes, although it revealed their presence on the Falcon 9 rockets in Federal Communications Commission filings. The first meeting of the National Space Council occured on October 5.

Almost three years after the announcement, and following the successful launch of the Falcon Heavy, the first satellites for the high-speed Internet network are now ready for launch.

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai proposed the approval of an application by SpaceX to provide broadband services using satellites in the United States and worldwide.

US blocks Chicago bourse sale to Chinese investors
The regulator said this "raises significant doubts" that it would be able to monitor the exchange if the deal went through. The Chicago Stock Exchange is a niche player in the industry, handling just 0.5% of United States equity trades.

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