Valiant effort today by SpaceX to land the rocket on the drone ship. It landed, but tipped over. I've so enjoyed following these attempts and do think that Elon Musk will likely usher in the era of the reusable rocket, which would eventually reduce the cost of access to space by as much of a factor as a hundred!! My day to day job involves this industry and we are talking massive costs - $60M or more per launch - so this would amount to HUGE savings, and MUCH more access to space. Hope that day comes soon. Btw - today's mission was an overall success as the rest of the rocket is on its way to the International Space Station to deliver 4300 lbs of cargo, including a microgravity espresso machine. Seriously! Space visitors need their coffee too!Phew! And that's today's space announcement. #space #spacex #reusablerockets #rockets #rocketscience #glxp #spacenerd #iss #ISSpresso #falcon9 #drone #droneship #elonmusk
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