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Next Falcon 9 will attempt to land on ocean platform

Submit on Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 22:58

During its next flight, SpaceX will attempt the precision landing of a Falcon 9 first stage for the first time, on a custom-built ocean platform known as the autonomous spaceport drone ship. While SpaceX has already demonstrated two successful soft water landings, executing a precision landing on an unanchored ocean platform is significantly more challenging.

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