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Dragon CRS-5 launch

SpaceX Falcon-9 CRS-5 launch video

With CRS-5 launch SpaceX launched the sixth Dragon capsule to ISS. This launch was particularly exciting as this was the first launch SpaceX tried to land the first stage on the Autonomous Spaceport Drone Ship (ASDS).  Short after the successful deployment of Dragon to it’s initial orbit. Elon twittered: “Rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, […]

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F9R_Test

F9R test vehicle, first decent test

Just a few hours before the CRS-3 Launch Elon Musk tweeted: “Hexacopter drone vid of 1st F9 rocket booster takeoff & landing w flight design legs” The now retired Grasshopper can been seen in the background at the beginning of the video in right side of the frame and at the end of the movie […]

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