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Cross-posting, suggest follow-ups go in other cost thread:

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Shotwell: cost of refurbishing F9 first stage was “substantially less” than half of a new stage; will be even less in the future. #33SS

https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/849679544923697152

Edit to add: important extra point

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Shotwell: Falcon booster refurbishment cost substantially less than 1/2 cost of new build; more done for SES-10 than future flights. #33SS

https://twitter.com/flatoday_jdean/status/849679956988674048
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So many threads this could be posted in ...

Here's a video montage of the life of booster 1021 as presented by Gwynne Shotwell at the space symposium on Wednesday:


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So many threads this could be posted in ...

Here's a video montage of the life of booster 1021 as presented by Gwynne Shotwell at the space symposium on Wednesday:



I might be mistaken, but is 0:41 the first time a closeup of the (hard) Thaicom-8 booster landing, from the barge's deck, was made public?
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Karim Michel Sabbagh and Gywnne Shotwell (#SpaceX) present @EtienneSchneide with a piece of the flight proven rocket that flew SES-10 into GTO.

https://twitter.com/ses_satellites/status/931083202705461248

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