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The Expendables

22 May 2017, 14:17 UTC
The Expendables
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While still finishing my first cup of coffee, this headline came across my desk today:
New Zealand Space Program Could Surpass U.S., Electron Rocket Begins Testing On Monday

My first thought was, “Awesome! Middle Earth is getting ROCKETS!”

Sadly, what could have otherwise been a good article was mired by this little bit of, um, fake news:
“Additionally, unlike other designs, Rocket Lab created the rocket to be disposable.”

Just as a refresher: almost all of these are/were designed to be disposable:
The Expendables

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