Falcon 9 nails barge landing as Dragon returns to space
08Apr

A Falcon 9 booster made the first post-mission powered landing on a sea barge

SpaceX scored a double first today as the Dragon spacecraft returned to service and the Falcon 9 booster nailed the first ever powered landing at sea. At 4:43 pm EDT, the CRS-8 mission lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Launch Complex 40 in Florida for the International Space Station (ISS) and after delivering the unmanned cargo ship into orbit the Falcon 9 first stage rocket made a safe touchdown on the drone barge “Of Course I Still Love You” stationed in the Atlantic Ocean.

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