Returning the Falcon 9 first stage safely: More details about the next attempt during the next Dragon launch to ISS on March 16.


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Returning the Falcon 9 first stage safely: More details about the next attempt during the next Dragon launch to ISS on March 16.

Not only will this test do more engine burns, they will attempt the first deployment of the stage’s landing legs. The article also gives more details about the last launch test, as well as the Grasshopper tests.

Posted from Tucson, Arizona, at last home!

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2 comments

  • Cool stuff, and glad to have you back Bob. I hope you had an enjoyable trip.

  • mpthompson

    I would love to see a successful soft landing on water. However, I hope they really tested the legs and other systems added to the Falcon. It would be terrible to see the mission fail because of premature deployment of the legs or some other fault related to the new hardware and software.

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