SpaceX just missed catching the faring on the last launch. The faring is waterproof and can still be reused.
Catching the faring will make reusing the farings cheaper. There will be less work needed for reuse.
Recent fairing recovery test with Mr. Steven. So close! pic.twitter.com/DFSCfBnM0Y
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