As you can read in the many blog posts on my blog, SpaceX did a lot of development and made a lot of launches in the last year. All SpaceX highlight are summed are summed up in this video.
On the August 22nd 2014 a test flight of the F9R test vehicle ended in a flight termination. In an interview Elon Musk once told, “We probably wil have some craters along the way” This is quite normal when you are pushing the technology you use and develop to the limits, this is a natural […]
SpaceX published a new F9R test flight. It’s the second successful test with F9R the Grasshopper successor. It’s a flight to 1000 meters, followed by a pitch point landing. Mind the smoke, mind the cows…
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 […]
After successfully completing the Grasshopper project, SpaceX has still some high altitude re-entry testing to do. For this they prepped a Falcon-9R first stage with legs and all for testing on the SpaceX test sight in New Mexico. This is the first static fire test of the first stage F9R test vehicle. This will give SpaceX the chance […]