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Old July 23 2012, 10:29 PM   #184
gturner
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Re: SpaceX is a go for April 30th: 1st commercial launch to space stat

I assume from 5 to 4 Merlins, which is what was done.

They could've reduced the number of turbofans from 6 to 4 by going with bigger engines, but I suppose there are far more surplus 747 engines than 777 engines.
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