Space NEWS #9 (SpaceX landing!)

Hi,
in one post I already talked about the company SpaceX which is founded by Elon Musk who is a billionair and fan to Mars colonization. Right now SpaceX often delivers food and other goods on ISS helping NASA. Musk wants to make flying to space a lot cheaper and the first step for this is reusable rocket, right now to deliver one kilogram on Earth’s orbit costs about 20,000$.


I already mentioned how the company was able to land on one particular spot which was a great breakthrough. Since this would be in long term quite dangerous (to land over on continent where it could hit someone), it was needed to try this on the ocean. In the mission with Jason-3 there was some damage and the rocket exploded.

booster on the barge

SpaceX learned from their mistakes and yesterday they actually landed on a barge. The barge was named “Of Course I Still Love You” and trust me it was a real challenge, not only the last steps but also the whole process before, the barge is small compared to the vastness of ocean and yet, they were able to land just few meters next to the right spot.

Here is the link for the landing, this should left you wondering, how far can we get?

Dragallur

 

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8 thoughts on “Space NEWS #9 (SpaceX landing!)

        • I see that you post often, it is quite fine to post once a day.. people who follow you wont be able to read everything. Follow other blogs and read other people with similar blogs, that will attract audience. Do not expect to get hundreds of followers in few days, it will take time. My blog does not have so much traffic though I am here for almost 2 years, it is a lot about being “in contact” with other blogs. Good luck. (The content is important of course, make something of high quality, I would say that around 400 words is the maximum (depends on what you do) and the same tips would apply to any kind of blog)

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