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SpaceX Successfully Lands Falcon 9 first stage on Floating Drone Ship for the First Time

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Top Reddit comment is about scale:

Drone ship aka barge: Length: 300 ft (91 m) Beam: 170 ft (52 m) Depth: 19.8 ft (6 m) Installed power: Generator units Propulsion: 4 × 300 hp (220 kW) azithrusters with 1 m (40 in) nozzles, as of January 2015

The details for the falcon 9 dimensions are here:

This feels historic. 

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