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SpaceX to Attempt Barge Landing


Stashed in: @elonmusk, So you're saying there's a chance...., SpaceX!

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 After the Falcon 9 rocket's core stage separates from the launch vehicle, it will initiate a series of three engine burns to begin a controlled reentry back toward the Atlantic Ocean. The spent rocket will settle onto what SpaceX calls an "autonomous spaceport drone ship," an uncrewed sea barge with a landing pad. The odds of success that the Falcon will successfully land on the SpaceX logo-emblazoned barge are listed at just 50 percent.

(Smiling at the thought that an unscrewed sea barge  transforms so easily into an "autonomous spaceport drone ship".)

50 percent seems like ridiculously high odds. That's MORE than a chance.

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