[FPSPACE] Echoes of the N-1.....

Peter Pesavento pjp961 at svol.net
Sat Nov 22 18:29:10 EST 2014


The next mission of the Falcon 9 there will be the (experimental test)
deployment of hypersonic grid fins for control (to be deployed during
return, in an effort to see if these can provide sustainable control, each
individually controlled for pitch/yaw/roll).  When I saw the attached
photograph (at the provided URL link) on my Twitter feed from Elon Musk, I
instantly recognized what the things were, and where I saw them before.

 

Echoes of the N-1..

 

http://mobile.twitter.com/elonmusk/status/536258543675252739/photo/1

 

 

 

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