On the descent of the fairings into the atmosphere how is stability provided?
Why does it not start to rotate in a uncontrollable fall but reenter gently without apparently damage on the interior side?
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Q: "On the descent of the fairings into the atmosphere how the stability is provided? Does not start to rotate in a uncontrollable fall but reentry gently without apparently damages on the interior side.".
Source Elon Musk InstaGram:
A: "It has onboard thrusters and a guidance system to bring it through the atmosphere intact, then releases a parafoil and our ship, named Mr. Steven, with basically a giant catcher’s mitt welded on, tries to catch it.".
The "catcher's mitt" ship Mr. Steven:
Like peanut butter on toast, it lands heavy side down; and not where you want it: