SpaceX launched the same block 5 first-stage rocket booster for the third time. The launch was a success and the booster landed and can be reused a fourth time. The two halves of the fair were almost caught by Steven’s boat. However, the water landing was so soft that the birds were not damaged and can be reused.
Waterproofing and Cleaning Fairings
International Business RUAG builds payloads and other parts for both the United Launch Alliance and Arianespace. RUAG had a study that the best way to reuse birds is to make them waterproof and clean them after soft sea landings.