2016-04-09

SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket on DroneShip at Sea (video)

Elon Musk's SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 Rocket on DroneShip in the Atlantic Ocean:
     SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket | First Stage Landing on Droneship in Atlantic Ocean, April 8, 2016

    Full event video above: Landing begins @27:00

CRS-8 Dragon Hosted Webcast: streamed live April 8, 2016:
"SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket will launch the Dragon spacecraft to low Earth orbit to deliver critical cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) for NASA. SpaceX is targeting an afternoon launch of its eighth Commercial Resupply Services mission (CRS-8) from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. The instantaneous launch window opens on April 8th at 8:43pm UTC. Dragon will be deployed about 10 minutes after liftoff and attach to the ISS about two days after launch. Following stage separation, the first stage of the Falcon 9 will attempt an experimental landing on the “Of Course I Still Love You” droneship in the Atlantic Ocean."


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See also: SpaceX Successfully Lands Rocket on Drone Ship - Bloomberg:  Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launched a rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Friday, April 8, 2016, at 4:43 p.m. EDT. The mission, officially known as CRS-8, is the company's eighth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The launch itself was largely routine for SpaceX: the real excitement began when the Falcon 9 completed its burn and landed upright on the drone ship for the first time ...

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