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cowboy April 10th, 2016 5:19pm

After delivering supplies to the International Space Station, Spacex vertically landed the unmanned rocket, on a drone ship, in the Atlantic Ocean.

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badattitude no place like home
04/10/16 3:12 pm

Yay private enterprises and engineering

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JackTorS Clap you stupid bastards
04/10/16 12:00 pm

Funny what SpaceX has accomplished in 14 years something NASA has not been able to in over 50.

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corino Utah
04/10/16 8:17 pm

NASA never tried because the alternative was easier and cheaper.

JackTorS Clap you stupid bastards
04/10/16 11:15 am

That is one of the coolest things I've ever seen.

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susanr Colorado
04/10/16 10:43 am

Beyond cool. When Phil Plait, my favorite astronomer & astronomy-communicator-to-the-public, says "This was seriously one of the most amazing things I have ever seen in my life" and "Just seriously wow"; you know it's something spectacular. Here's his description of the event and why he was so amazed, and delighted:
www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2016/04/08/spacex_successfully_lands_its_falcon_9_booster_on_a_barge_at_sea.html

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