Drone Ship at Sea Preparing for Bold SpaceX Rocket Recovery Landing Attempt

SpaceX drone ship sailing at sea to hold position awaiting Falcon 9 rocket landing.  Credit: Elon Musk/SpaceX

SpaceX drone ship sailing at sea to hold position awaiting Falcon 9 rocket landing. Credit: Elon Musk/SpaceX

Aiming to one day radically change the future of the rocket business, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has a bold vision unlike any other to recover and reuse rockets with the goal of dramatically reducing the enormous costs of launching anything into space.

Towards the bold vision of rocket reusability, SpaceX dispatched the ‘autonomous spaceport drone ship’ sailing at sea towards a point where Musk hopes it will serve as an ocean going landing platform for the first stage of his firms (…)
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