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SpaceX's launch from Cape Canaveral on Monday was remarkable in a couple of ways for a rather routine mission.
For another, SpaceX caught both fairing halves for the first time. The fairing, or nosecone, protects the mission’s payload during launch. After it’s served its purpose, the $6 million piece breaks in half and falls back to Earth.
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