Monthly Archives: October 2013

The Future of Spaceflight, Potentially seen in one Image

SpaceX’s Gwynne Shotwell showed this image at a conference in New Mexico. It shows an intact Falcon 9 v1.1 1st stage approaching the water. When I look at the picture, I see engines firing in an attempt to softly land, … Continue reading

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Grasshopper Goes out on a High Note

Making a 744m flight in Texas. Next flights will involve Falcon 9R in New Mexico and further testing during actual launches. The filming hexacopter gets mighty close as the stage drops for a landing.

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