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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully lands on ocean platform – video - The Guardian

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster makes a successful landing on an ocean platform. The Falcon 9 was launched from Florida on a Nasa cargo mission to the International Space Station on Friday. Minutes later, its reusable main-stage booster landed on an ...and more »

SpaceX rocket successfully lands on ocean drone platform for first time - The Guardian

SpaceX landed a reusable rocket on a robotic drone on Friday, its fifth attempt and a historic achievement in a budding space race between billionaires to revolutionize spaceflight. Space mission to test billionaire's plan for astronauts to live in a ...and more »

Without NASA there would be no SpaceX and its brilliant boat landing - Ars Technica

NASA's Kirk Shireman, left, was content to watch as Elon Musk handled all the questions after the dramatic Falcon 9 rocket landing. NASA. reader comments. Share this story. You almost had to feel sorry for Kirk Shireman on Friday night. The affable ...and more »

SpaceX Just Stuck a Historic Landing. So What Now? - WIRED

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket is seen from downtown Orlando as it launches from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Friday, April 8, 2016. Alex Menendez/AP. Today in space history, a rocket went to space. No big. But then it came back down ...and more »

NASA Is Finally Sending a Hotel Magnate's Inflatable Habitat to the ISS - WIRED

When humans leave Earth for good, they're going to need somewhere to stay. Somewhere spacious, and safe. Portable, but comfy. Lightweight, but robust to the dangers of space. Something like a big bouncy castle for kids, but built to house astronauts ...and more »

SpaceX pulls off first successful mid-ocean rocket landing - PBS NewsHour

Four failed attempts and years of effort paid off Friday, as the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket booster re-entered Earth's atmosphere and lowered itself vertically onto a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean — the company's first successful landing at sea ...and more »

SpaceX Rocket Lands Safely On A Ship At Sea For the First Time - NPR

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., on Friday. John Raoux/AP hide caption. toggle caption. John Raoux/AP. The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lifts off from launch complex 40 at the ...and more »

SpaceX Rocket Lands at Last. Take That, Robot Boat! - WIRED

Today, SpaceX made history. It is the first company—the first anybody to send a rocket to space and then land it on a floating barge. Sixth time is the charm, apparently. Persistence pays off. Or at least, anyone with an interest in low cost access to ...and more »

SpaceX Sticks a Rocket Landing at Sea in Historic First -

In a dramatic feat of engineering prowess, the private spaceflight company SpaceX successfully landed a reusable Falcon 9 rocket booster today — the second such landing for the company, and the first successful touchdown on a ship. The two-stage ...and more »

Progress MS-2/63P resupply mission arrives at the ISS -

Russia's Progress MS-2 cargo vehicle has successfully docked with the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday. This mission is the first of three Russian resupply efforts to the Space Station this year and the second immediate resupply mission to ...and more »