SpaceX pulls off its first double fairing catch after a Falcon 9 launch – USA DAILY NEWS

SpaceX pulls off its first double fairing catch after a Falcon 9 launch

Both fairing halves caught from space by @SpaceX ships!

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) July 20, 2020

Recent fairing recovery test with Mr. Steven. So close! pic.twitter.com/DFSCfBnM0Y

— SpaceX (@SpaceX) January 8, 2019

We don’t have video of the fairing recovery itself yet (the picture above is from a test), but you can see the successful catch of one half after a launch last year, as well as video of the Falcon 9’s first stage making its safe landing on a drone ship.

Rocket fairing falls from space & is caught by Ms Tree boat pic.twitter.com/nJv0Ry1iKk

— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) August 7, 2019

Falcon 9’s first stage has landed on the Just Read the Instructions droneship pic.twitter.com/fPbckYFySh

— SpaceX (@SpaceX) July 20, 2020