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SpaceX Rocket’s Incredible Vertical Takeoff and Vertical Landing

Posted in Videos » Technologies   23 Apr 2013   / 4202 views

What is interesting here is that while most rockets are designed to burn up in the atmosphere during reentry, SpaceX's rockets are being designed to return to the launch pad for a vertical landing and intact.
SpaceX's Grasshopper flied up to 820 feet (250m) and returned safely to its launch pad, vertically.
 

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lordfly911 3 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Not to be picky, but it is 'flew', not 'flied'.
       














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