SpaceX fully installs Super Heavy Booster “Aerocovers”

For the first time, SpaceX has installed more or less a full set of “aerodynamic covers” on a prototype super-heavy booster. Designed to protect the booster from itself and the Earth’s atmosphere during ground testing, launch, ascent and re-entry, Super Heavy’s structures consist of thin steel hulls mounted on metal frames. The most obvious aerocovers … Read more