SpaceX Did It!

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Darrell
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SpaceX Did It!

Post by Darrell » Tue Dec 22, 2015 2:33 am

They successfully landed the first stage on land, as well as deployed eleven comm satellites. You can watch the whole thing here--click on the Orbcomm-2 link, or forward to about the 32:00 mark to catch the landing:

http://www.spacex.com/webcast/

Hopefully additional views will come to light in the near future. I bet Elon Musk has a mile wide grin right now.
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Re: SpaceX Did It!

Post by JustinR » Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:12 am

Awesome.
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Re: SpaceX Did It!

Post by blackeagle603 » Tue Dec 22, 2015 4:14 pm

Bravo Zulu. OK 3-wire.
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Re: SpaceX Did It!

Post by McClarkus » Tue Dec 22, 2015 8:36 pm

I saw Musk quoted as saying they used $200,000 in fuel to save a 16 million rocket. Made sense to me..... Good job.
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Re: SpaceX Did It!

Post by Dub_James » Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:28 am

Dang.
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