SpaceX Lands Reusable Rocket on Ocean Platform in Historic First–Watch

SpaceX Lands Reusable Rocket on Ocean Platform in Historic First–Watch

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Falcon 9 first stage landing on droneship

Landing from the chase plane

Posted by SpaceX on Friday, April 8, 2016

 

WATCH the picture-perfect landing in the video above, posted by SpaceX on Facebook.

SpaceX successfully landed its Falcon 9 rocket's reusable first-stage booster on a drone ship stationed in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday. It was the Hawthorne, Calif., company's fifth attempt at a sea landing and first successful one. The rocket's first-stage booster landed a few minutes after launch on the drone ship, called Of Course I Still…

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