SpaceX lands rocket at sea, makes history

SpaceX lands rocket at sea, makes history

SpaceX has finally landed its Falcon 9 rocket on a drone ship at sea, after launching the vehicle into space this afternoon. It’s the first time the company has been able to pull off an ocean landing, after four previous attempts ended in failure. Today’s success is a crucial milestone for SpaceX, as it shows the company can land its rockets both on solid ground and ocean.

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20 Responses

  1. Abhishek Gaurav says:

    This time the leg wasn’t made in China!! Good…

  2. Arthur Fonseca says:

    We’re seeing history right before our eyes. Our kids will learn in school
    about the 2010’s, when private companies started pushing foward on space
    exploration.

  3. Devam Shah says:

    Anyone here because of two reasons if you know what I mean .

  4. Andrew .Trites says:

    Isnt this the first time anyone has landed on a barge? Where is that
    headline? Precision landing.

  5. wings wings says:

    NOW ALL RUSSIA heartily NOT LIKE THAT THIS SPACE LANDING VIC was successful
    NEED TO DO SO FROM RUSSIA REFUSED TO GIVE ALL THE START OF THE STATE MOSCOW
    OSUSHESTVIT missile launch US TO DEVELOP COOPERATION WITH JAPAN AND BUILD
    INTERNATIONAL spaceport and complete the construction of the spaceport in
    Abu Dhabi

  6. Hao Feng says:

    好厉害!

  7. Smart Ptz says:

    small step for missiles, a huge leap for mankind.
    Russia has lost market space transportation.

  8. codediporpal says:

    Have to say I’m a huge admirer of Musk and the team of engineers he’s
    assembled. Think I’m going to have to read that newish biography.

  9. catnip513 says:

    Another step forward for humanity.

  10. Thomas van der Linden says:

    I feel i need some space right now.

  11. Logan Vararok says:

    In your FACE, Blue Origin!

  12. Bil Shaw says:

    floating drone ship?

    yah.. its a fancy word for barge these days i guess!!

    musk..you are a genius!!

  13. JT T says:

    The two things I love. space and redheaded women

  14. Harvey Connar says:

    i can’t even land my drone in a field without flipping it upside down…

  15. Direct says:

    capitalism-1 socialism-0

  16. Press ToOpen says:

    i think there`s enough crap flying over our heads,
    we need to be cleaning up not adding to space junk.

  17. yu tuber says:

    Elon Musk is such an inspiration to humanity.

  18. Sophia Sther says:

    I’m really glad to see it How are {ou? unwritten humorous What’s
    happenmng..

  19. Abishai Jesh says:

    Thats one small step for SpaceX………a giant leap for private aerospace
    companies

  20. Raven16691 says:

    I don’t quite understand why it’s so important to let them land somewhere
    on the sea?!