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How does the propellant flow during descent on SpaceX's Falcon 9 first stage?

Could someone explain to me how, during the descent, the pumps pull the oxidizer and propellant? I could be wrong, but during the burn the propellant should move inside an almost empty tank.
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What are the issues and concerns related to turbopump blade cracks and manned spaceflight?

While the WSJ headline sounds ominous: Congressional Investigators Warn of SpaceX Rocket Defects, Quartz's SpaceX needs to redesign its engine to ensure it is safe for human spaceflight seems to be a ...