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Falcon-9R CRS-3 first stage landing video

SpaceX released the anticipated footage of the landing of the first stage of the Falcon-9R CRS-3 mission. Elon Musk announced telemetry was conclusive, that the firs stage made a soft landing in the Pacific Ocean. As the rocket stage was destroyed by the heavy sea and SpaceX was only able recovered some bits and pieces, the live video data that was transmitted to the observation plane, is the only visual imagery we have. Unfortunately the video link was quite bad and it takes an effort to recognize some details.

SpaceX did some repairing of the footage and there are two moments in the video you can actually recognize the rocket hull, the landing legs and see the fire coming out the Merlin engines.

Raw footage

Repaired footage first version

You can find the original footage on: http://www.spacex.com/news/2014/04/29/first-stage-landing-video and SpaceX welcomes everyone who can clean up the footage. So video artists, here is your change to become famous and put yourself in the history books, as the person how enhanced the landing video of the first rapidly reusable rocket.

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