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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Falcon 9 deployable landing fins

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Falcon 9 deployable landing fins The Falcon 9 is equipped with gridded, movable fins stowed that deploy outward into an "X-wing" formation. The fins move independently, controlling the rocket's roll, pitch and yaw.


Original image data dated on or about December 16, 2014.


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