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FalconX Re-usable Rocket Lands on Seapad Successfully, Creates History (Watch Video)

High res video of landing from the helo https://t.co/G0Yq2V5J3m — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) December 22, 2015 The concept of landing a rocket on an ocean platform has been around for decades but SpaceX’s earlier attempts failed repeatedly forcing the space agency to limit its expectation at 50% on Dec. 21 when its Falcon 9 rocket successfully accomplished the target of ...

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Moon Express to Mine the Moon with Robotic Spacecraft Next Year

Moon Express, a California-based aerospace company co-founded by Indian-American billionaire Naveen Jain, is planning to send its first robotic spacecraft to the moon in 2016 as part of the Lunar Mission envisioned by NASA. Moon Express has tested its prototype of a lunar lander early this year and is reckoning on a series of other tests before sending its lander ...

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