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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched and landed on a drone ship in the ocean

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lauched from cape Canaveral, Florida on Friday, April 8, 2016 carrying a cargo vessel for the International Space Station (ISS). A single booster rocket that could be used again then quickly landed back in the ocean's surface, NASA said in a telephone interview.
The SpaceX Falcon 9 first stage sucessfully landed on a barge in the Atlantic Ocean. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1ZIz5B)
It took off at 16:43 local time from Cape Canaveral, it marks the continued rocket flight again, to supply spacecraft conducted by the privately owned Space Exploration Technologies for NASA, following the accident at the launch in June 2015 that destroyed different cargo to the International Space Station.

Approximately 2.5 minutes after launch on Friday, the main part of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket separated, turned and back to the landing platform in the Atlantic ocean about 300 km northeast of Cape Canaveral. Previously four landing in the ocean had always failed.
Trajectory paths of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1ZIw7v)
The Falcon 9 booster rocket finally managed to touch the surface of the ground base for the first time on December last year. This achievement is considered as a milestone for the Elon Musk's high-tech businesses service to develops the re-usable rockets.
Cargo vessel driven by a rocket, dubbed Dragon is reached the ISS on Sunday, April 10, 2016. The sender rides loaded around 3,175 kg of food, supplies and scientific experiments, including a prototype habitat that could bubbles to the orbital outpost. And as we knew, the ISS is a space laboratory worth over US. $100 billion which is floating over 400 km above the Earth's surface. *** [EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | THE VERGE]
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