Does NASA really suck?

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  2. Phaedrus

    Phaedrus Well-Known Member

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    Here's a look at the Merlin engine that powers the first stage:

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    Though the problem might be the Kestrel second-stage rocket.

    Interestingly, they've picked WWII British Aircraft Engine names for their rocket motors.

    For those too busy to Google:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Falcon_1
     

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