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SpaceX sticks the landing

  SpaceX Dragon 9 booster lands safely on an autonomous floating platform, after launching a payload into space. Potentially a 10-fold reduction versus current launch costs.  Game.  Changer. Video at: https://youtu.be/sh8V0COrrzE?t=2129 And Blue Origin isn’t far behind. Update: The payload was the inflatable … Continue reading

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Good day for SpaceX

Friday SpaceX had a successful launch of a Dragon cargo capsule, and what looks like promising results from a controlled splashdown test of booster landing capability. Check out this video of the most recent land-based testing of the Falcon 9R: Really … Continue reading

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