SpaceX has worked with the Air Force to design and deploy a new system that allows their rockets to self-destruct without intervention from a range safety officer. This is an important feature because it will allow rockets to be launched into polar orbit from Cape Canaveral because they won't need to be tracked by radar when launched. Another good reason is that it will allow the rocket more time to make flight corrections before it is destroyed. Finally, SpaceX doesn't need to pay the Air Force for use of personnel and equipment to track the rocket during launch. Overall, this tech will make launches safer and less costly. Good going SpaceX! Most impressively, the automated system will make it possible for SpaceX to fly multiple boosters at once in a single launch. Later this month, the company plans to debut its Falcon Heavy rocket, which is built on three reusable boosters that will fly back to Earth independently after launch. Rather than having safety officers tracking each booster as they attempt to land, each will rely on their automated systems to destroy them if they go off course.