Author Topic: SpaceX F9 : SES-10 with reuse of CRS-8 Booster SN/1021 : 2017-03-30 : UPDATES  (Read 268061 times)

Offline Darga

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Great Job SpaceX!

Offline Keeval

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Congratulations to SpaceX on this awesome achievement, all the people at the range and of course SES for having the courage to ride this "slightly used" rocket back into space :)

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Excellent!
Congratulations!
Do it again :-)

Offline MattMason

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Incredibly smooth launch and landing (almost thought it was going up too slowly). Congrats to SES and to SpaceX for completing another incredible milestone!
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Congratulations SpaceX, SES and all others involved.  Amazing!

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Well, keeping my fingers crossed for more than 9 minutes was well worth it today! Congratulations SpaceX for a truly huge milestone in human history!

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Congratulations, SpaceX! We just witnessed the future of spaceflight. Truly amazing :D

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Congratulations SpaceX's teams and all who worked on this momentous launch and landing, inaugurating the second era of reusable spaceflight!  Heres to many happy launches... and many happy returns in the future!   :D

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Congratulations also from me well. :) keep up with that pace, amazing progress and development. And thank you for the fantastic coverage!

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Thanks Steve and Chris for reporting history today, huge congratulations to SpaceX and SES.

Wow, Just wow.

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Congratulations to SpaceX and SES!

Offline centaurinasa

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Another winner !
And thanks for the coverage !
« Last Edit: 03/30/2017 11:03 PM by centaurinasa »

Offline burningsheep

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Congratulations SpaceX & SES !!! So cool!

Offline ColourCharge

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Congratulations SpaceX! Very well done Elon and your team. You finally did it!

Offline Herb Schaltegger

Congratulations, SpaceX! A small but very important piece of spaceflight history has been accomplished.

Congrats as well to SES, the spacecraft manufacturer, the Eastern Range, "DockX" crews manning the recovery vessels and all involved.

Very exciting times to be a space fan.
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Offline Kaputnik

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For me, this was the most nerve racking and emotional launch that I think I have ever watched. The feeling at MECO was nothing short of elation. It *works*. Reuse is actually possible.

More than ten years ago when I joined this forum, my very first post was a question about first stage reuse. This was way back before propulsive vertical landing became a serious proposition. Recovery and reuse was a theory; today it became a fact.
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Wonderful, wonderful!! Pieces will go to SES's boardroom. Any guess if this one is kept for history?

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Congrats to SpaceX and all of their future spaceflight innovations!
-Jim

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"Looks like we're where we want to be!"

Congrats and wow!

And I'll take advantage of my one post to also comment:

He looked at his screen for a bit and then said "good enough orbit". That 'enough' is enough to make me worry.

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