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francopoli  ·  1087 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: SpaceX underestimated the Falcon 9 capacity – by almost half!

Translation: they intentionally under-reported the weight limits in case they could not meet their targets. The added benefit is that they can now loft two paying customers per flight, and still return a first stage to the ground for reuse.