First Successful Barge Landing for Falcon 9 First Stage


The first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket that helped power the Dragon CRS-8 spacecraft into orbit successfully touched down on the autonomous spaceport drone ship (ASDS) out in the Atlantic ocean today, April 8th 2016. This was the first attempt where the rocket remained intact, it will now be secured to deck and towed back to port for offload and examination ahead of potential reuse.

Source: SpaceX



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