Thursday, May 05, 2016

SPACE-X TO LAUNCH a Japanese telecommunication satellite and attempt another first-stage rocket landing on a barge in the Atlantic. However, they admit that they don't expect to succeed in the landing attempt:
Given this mission's (Geostationary Transfer Orbit) destination, the first stage will be subject to extreme velocities and re-entry heating, making a successful landing unlikely.
Here's hoping they succeed anyway.

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