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How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« on: 09/14/2017 07:35 AM »
FINALLY!  The first stage landing crash video we were promised!  ;D

https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/908229340139323392
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Just posted a video https://www.instagram.com/p/BZA0s7EAmF1/

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https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/908254739825025025
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #1 on: 09/14/2017 09:10 AM »
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #2 on: 09/14/2017 09:11 AM »
The full version:

The footage of the Leaning Tower of Falcon is staggering!  :D

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #3 on: 09/14/2017 09:15 AM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvim4rsNHkQ&feature=youtu.be
I was just about to comment that we'd probably have to wait for non-Elon Hawthorne work hours. I guess this was important ;)

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #5 on: 09/14/2017 09:54 AM »
The footage of the Leaning Tower of Falcon is staggering!  :D

Yes it is amazing, also the footage of the Grasshopper failure.

Fantastic video and loved the Monty Python references :D

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #6 on: 09/14/2017 10:08 AM »
Yes it is amazing, also the footage of the Grasshopper failure.

* F9R Dev 1  ;)

Yes - never realised how significantly it went out of parameters.

Interesting also to see how the FTS kills an F9: hopefully we won't see that again...

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #7 on: 09/14/2017 10:51 AM »
You really have to give credit to a company that not only owns their failures but makes entertainment out of them.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #8 on: 09/14/2017 11:18 AM »
You really have to give credit to a company that not only owns their failures but makes entertainment out of them.

It was also a good idea to include the two successful land and sea landings. :)

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #9 on: 09/14/2017 11:36 AM »
Lot's of good stuff in this video.

I love the spinning COPV on deck of JRTI around the 1:01 mark (CRS-6 landing attempt).
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #10 on: 09/14/2017 11:49 AM »
The first time I saw this video, I was totally amazed at the brand-new camera footage of these failures.

Not that I prefer failures over successes, but I couldn't believe what I was seeing.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #11 on: 09/14/2017 11:52 AM »
Seeing the Thaicom-8 booster moving around the deck like that... O.o
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #12 on: 09/14/2017 12:12 PM »
Seeing the Thaicom-8 booster moving around the deck like that... O.o

Speaking of that one, I can't remember what kind of radar glitch happened on the ship. Was it ever specified?
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #13 on: 09/14/2017 12:26 PM »
Can we set up a thread to identify each of these, along with a brief statement about what other footage we may/may not have?  There are a couple of ASDS landings I think we didn't previously have, and I'd be curious about lining up the snarky descriptions in this video against our best guesses about the mission before this.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #14 on: 09/14/2017 12:45 PM »

Speaking of that one, I can't remember what kind of radar glitch happened on the ship. Was it ever specified?

I don't think it was ever specified but judging from the hard impact it was likely a spurious return from the altitude radar.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #15 on: 09/14/2017 12:55 PM »
No, if I understand correctly, the radar glitch was in the rocket. One of the legs landed first, essentially spending all of the crush core and making the rocket unstable when landed. Thus, the movement of the drone ship (waves etc) on the return journey made the rocket move around, the same way a ladder does at a slope..



In the end, the rocket rested at the deck lip, and the retrieval team was able to come aboard and secure it after they made sure it stopped moving around.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #16 on: 09/14/2017 01:40 PM »
NSF Video Recovery footage makes it in there too! ;D

https://www.nasaspaceflight.com/2014/06/recovering-falcon-9-ocean-landing-video-done/
Sadly, uncredited but still cool.

I think the dancing rocket on deck is my fave part of a vid that has a LOT to love...
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #17 on: 09/14/2017 01:48 PM »
Super-terrific SpaceX!

This kind of release gives the public an idea of the dogged determination this company has had to exhibit to achieve its goals.

Now, what about those Falcon 1 videos?   :)

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #18 on: 09/14/2017 01:54 PM »
Fantastic video and loved the Monty Python references :D
"The Liberty Bell" march by John Philip Sousa, 1893, borrowed by Monty Python a few years later.  :)

Now, a new generation will remember the song for another reason!

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #19 on: 09/14/2017 01:57 PM »
The new footage was awesome, but I wonder what happened to the on ship SES-9 video? Did it get Falcon Punched on the deck? The Bulgaria-sat landing would have been good to see as well as some oh--no-no-no-no-YESS material. Oh well.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #20 on: 09/14/2017 02:04 PM »
The first time I saw this video, I was totally amazed at the brand-new camera footage of these failures.

Not that I prefer failures over successes, but I couldn't believe what I was seeing.

Agreed, great new video.   Amazing video quality.

Some day wells see fairing videos too.   But long after they've nailed it down.

Thaicom booster sliding around was the most amazing. 
Excited to be finally into the first Falcon Heavy flow, we are getting so close!

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #21 on: 09/14/2017 02:13 PM »
This also serves as a cautionary tale (or even a deterrent) for rivals seeking to emulate SpaceX. They will have to be prepared to fail, probably several times, and in public to some degree. After a string of a dozen consecutive successful landing attempts, this is a good time to remind everybody that the learning curve was long and full of RUDs. I think Blue Origin will stick with it, but how many New Glenn boosters will they lose in the process? And will there be any others willing to try?

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #22 on: 09/14/2017 02:14 PM »
The last dancing-core landing is not included :(  only walking-core is...
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #23 on: 09/14/2017 02:18 PM »
SpaceX, thank you, thank you, thank you!!!😀😬👍

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #24 on: 09/14/2017 02:23 PM »
I had pictured the fate of the final Grasshopper must have looked like in my head many times from squinting at the amateur video of it. So satisfying to see finally see high quality footage of the incident.

I also imagined the stage skidding around the deck many times, made a Youtube video of what I thought it looked like. Wow. Wow. Have to figure out how to slow it down to real time speed.

This new video is astounding. Go SpaceX!

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #25 on: 09/14/2017 02:24 PM »
Nice to see a few seconds of video that puts the previously released single frame, Bigfoot sighting like, CASSIOPE ocean impact into better context. She went kaboom but was significantly slowed by the landing burn. So close on attempt #1.

This video also shows they are sitting on a mountain of multi angle footage from every flight. Maybe we'll get to see more someday.

The Thaicom  dance shows we NSFers were right on figuring that out from a few yellow smudges on the tip of a landing leg. From a bingo perspective, it looks like every square on the deck potentially was the winner at some point during the walkabout. :)

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #26 on: 09/14/2017 02:57 PM »
Elon really is hands-on with everything:

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #27 on: 09/14/2017 03:01 PM »
Damn.  Where does this guy find the time?

Also, note well Mr. Bezos... throwing a 7m booster at a big friggin' ship will generate some prime-time video, too.  GoPros are cheap -- not so much the flight hardware or space navy.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #28 on: 09/14/2017 03:04 PM »
Damn.  Where does this guy find the time?

Also, note well Mr. Bezos... throwing a 7m booster at a big friggin' ship will generate some prime-time video, too.  GoPros are cheap -- not so much the flight hardware or space navy.

Bezos should have the business sense of adding a "Rockets and Kabooms" section to Amazon Prime Video. I'd pay for it :D

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #29 on: 09/14/2017 03:31 PM »
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #30 on: 09/14/2017 03:47 PM »
Damn.  Where does this guy find the time?

Also, note well Mr. Bezos... throwing a 7m booster at a big friggin' ship will generate some prime-time video, too.  GoPros are cheap -- not so much the flight hardware or space navy.
Note also that Sousa wrote "The Washington Post" march which might be an appropriate soundtrack for the Blue Origin rocket blooper reel..

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #31 on: 09/14/2017 03:55 PM »
Wow, some stunning footage...  :o My favorite bits:
 - F9R-Dev1 disintegration... Talk about blockbuster pyrotechnics!
 - The landing that ran out of propellant, it shows how close to the edge of margins they run these landings.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #32 on: 09/14/2017 04:00 PM »
The last dancing-core landing is not included :(  only walking-core is...

I really want to see that landing... but it wasn't really a failure either (although from the sound of things it almost was)

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #33 on: 09/14/2017 04:33 PM »
Currently Trending at #9 on Youtube. I'm amazed that anything spaceflight can hit the popular consciousness this much. This is great.

Edit: Now #8.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #34 on: 09/14/2017 04:36 PM »
Now, what about those Falcon 1 videos?   :)

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I don't think SpaceX will have the time to dig through their video archives and release Falcon 1 footage eight years after it was retired.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #35 on: 09/14/2017 05:44 PM »
Damn.  Where does this guy find the time?

Well he released the video at 2AM local time. He stayed up editing it.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #36 on: 09/14/2017 06:49 PM »
Is it bad that I keep thinking how awesome footage like this would be for Falcon Heavy?

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« Reply #37 on: 09/14/2017 06:53 PM »
Currently Trending at #9 on Youtube. I'm amazed that anything spaceflight can hit the popular consciousness this much. This is great.

Edit: Now #8.

#7 now!

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #39 on: 09/14/2017 08:48 PM »
I keep re-watching this video with a big, dopey grin on my face.  ;D

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #40 on: 09/14/2017 08:55 PM »
SpaceX's Greatest Hits!  ;D :P 8)
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« Reply #41 on: 09/14/2017 08:59 PM »
Too bad Dick Clark and Ed McMahon are no longer with us to add color commentary on these "celebrity bloopers"...but we still have Bob Saget!
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #42 on: 09/14/2017 10:33 PM »
The new footage was awesome, but I wonder what happened to the on ship SES-9 video? Did it get Falcon Punched on the deck? The Bulgaria-sat landing would have been good to see as well as some oh--no-no-no-no-YESS material. Oh well.

Yeah, really wish they had barge video of SES-9. But oh well, the rest of it is amazing.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #43 on: 09/14/2017 11:29 PM »
Anybody know what this puff is, issued by F-9dev2 a moment before it detonates. Any gas thrusters that low on the stage?

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #44 on: 09/14/2017 11:39 PM »
Anybody know what this puff is, issued by F-9dev2 a moment before it detonates. Any gas thrusters that low on the stage?

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It's likely either LOX vapor, water vapor, or small amounts of residual engine exhaust. If they were RCS thrusters, there would be a solid line of gas.
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« Reply #45 on: 09/15/2017 12:11 AM »
This is one of those videos I could watch once a day for a while.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #46 on: 09/15/2017 02:28 AM »
It's got over a million views now, but I suspect that's because a lot of us have been watching it over and over again.
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« Reply #47 on: 09/15/2017 02:34 AM »
It is a bit embarrassing how much time I have spent watching this video. A thought keeps popping into my head, how astonishing it is they got someone else to pay for all of the sophisticated hardware/ flaming projectile matter. Seeing the Dev2 footage vividly puts me back in the era before I fully believed landing the stages was possible.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #48 on: 09/15/2017 03:01 AM »
This video is now #3 trending on YouTube.

How awesome is that?
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #49 on: 09/15/2017 03:14 AM »
Which one was it that punched through the deck?
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #50 on: 09/15/2017 03:26 AM »
Which one was it that punched through the deck?

I think it is the one in the video at 2:07 labeled "LANDING BURN FAILED."

Not totally sure.

Matthew

Edit: The one labeled "RAN OUT OF PROPELLANT" drops ten or twenty tons thirty feet or so onto the deck without holing it, so impact must have been something, could have wiped out the on deck cams.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #51 on: 09/15/2017 03:27 AM »
Which one was it that punched through the deck?

It was SES-9 on March 4, 2016.

The landing failure occurred about eight-and-a-half minutes after launch, just as SECO-1 occurred.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #52 on: 09/15/2017 07:32 AM »
Steve Jurvetson posted on flickr some interesting pics of the F9R-dev accident

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/36411051713/in/dateposted/

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #53 on: 09/15/2017 07:57 AM »
You really have to give credit to a company that not only owns their failures but makes entertainment out of them.

It was also a good idea to include the two successful land and sea landings. :)
Some would probably question the PR wisdom of releasing a video of your failures, but even the 3rd or 4th time watching it, seeing all the explosions had me expecting to see another one and as a result, the successes seemed that much more impressive. ;D

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #54 on: 09/15/2017 08:06 AM »
Steve Jurvetson posted on flickr some interesting pics of the F9R-dev accident

https://www.flickr.com/photos/jurvetson/36411051713/in/dateposted/

Lol, he looks like he's presenting some prize game he just bagged.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #55 on: 09/15/2017 08:15 AM »
Anybody know what this puff is, issued by F-9dev2 a moment before it detonates. Any gas thrusters that low on the stage?

Matthew

It's likely either LOX vapor, water vapor, or small amounts of residual engine exhaust. If they were RCS thrusters, there would be a solid line of gas.
Residuals from engine shut-down. At that particular point in the last flight of F9R Dev1 the engines had shut-down. Engines as in plural as it was the first flight of F9R Dev1 with 3 engines running on ascent.

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« Reply #56 on: 09/15/2017 10:39 AM »
Lol, he looks like he's presenting some prize game he just bagged.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #57 on: 09/15/2017 11:18 AM »
Can we set up a thread to identify each of these,  ...

Here's the breakdown, with mission number, date, and name:

#01  0:00-0:05  "September 2013: Hard impact on ocean"
  M06  2013-09-29  CASSIOPE
#02  0:06-0:08  "April 2014: First soft water landing"
  M09  2014-04-18  CRS-3
#03  0:09-0:15  "July 2014: Second soft water landing / Breaks apart after tipping"
  M10  2014-07-14  ORBCOMM OG2 #1
#04  0:16-0:31  "August 2014: Engine sensor failed / Rocket is fine? / It's just a scratch"
  M--    2014-08-22  F9R Dev1
#05  0:32-0:34  "September 2014: Ran out of liquid oxygen"
  M13  2014-09-21  CRS-4
#06  0:35-0:44  "January 2015: Ran out of hydraulic fluid / Well, technically, it did land ... / Just not in one piece"
  M14  2015-01-10  CRS-5
#07  0:45-1:05  "April 2015: Sticky throttle valve / Look, that's not an "explosion" / It's just a Rapid Unscheduled Disassembly"
  M17  2015-04-14  CRS-6
#08  1:06-1:12  "January 2016: Landing leg collapsed / Entropy ... is such a lonely word"
  M21  2016-01-17  Jason-3
#09  1:13-1:20  "March 2016: Landing burn failed / The course of true love never did run smooth"
  M22  2016-03-04  SES-9
#10  1:21-1:35  "May 2016: Radar glitch / Landing legs damaged"
  M25  2016-05-27  Thaicom 8
#11  1:36-1:47  "June 2016: Ran out of propellant / #$ra&%*?!^*&^%^$!"
  M26  2016-06-15  Eutelsat 117W B & ABS 2A
#12  1:48-1:57  "December 2015: First successful land landing"
  M20  2015-12-22  ORBCOMM OG2 #2
#13  1:58-2:08  "April 2016: First successful droneship landing / You are my everything"
  M23  2016-04-08  CRS-8

~Kirk
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #58 on: 09/15/2017 12:07 PM »
Anybody know what this puff is, issued by F-9dev2 a moment before it detonates. Any gas thrusters that low on the stage?

Matthew

It's likely either LOX vapor, water vapor, or small amounts of residual engine exhaust. If they were RCS thrusters, there would be a solid line of gas.

I believe their AFTS depressurizes the LOX tank and allows the common bulkhead to fail, mixing fuel and oxidizer which then do what fuel and oxidizer do best...  so the puff would be LOX.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #59 on: 09/15/2017 02:03 PM »
Some would probably question the PR wisdom of releasing a video of your failures, but even the 3rd or 4th time watching it, seeing all the explosions had me expecting to see another one and as a result, the successes seemed that much more impressive. ;D
Here's the crazy thing.  Every one of the orbital launches shown were successful!  The first stage landings were "experimental".

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #60 on: 09/15/2017 03:33 PM »
Some would probably question the PR wisdom of releasing a video of your failures, but even the 3rd or 4th time watching it, seeing all the explosions had me expecting to see another one and as a result, the successes seemed that much more impressive. ;D
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Even now that the landings aren't 'experimental', the data being returned from flown cores is 'experimental' and probably of great benefit to the orbital launch (payload delivery) reliability.  This new paradigm of operate, test, and iterative development is a strong engineering model indeed.
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“How not to land an orbital rocket” — Video
« Reply #61 on: 09/17/2017 05:06 AM »
Hell on Earth (video with music theme from Doom) :-)
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #62 on: 09/17/2017 12:21 PM »
It's rather impressive how fast the whole development happened.

2011 - SpaceX announces reusable rocket development program for Falcon 9.
2012 - First Grasshopper flight test.
2013 - First landing attempt with Falcon 9 over the ocean (CASSIOPE).
2014 - First successful "ocean landing" (CRS-3).
2015 - First successful land landing (Orbcomm OG2).
2016 - First successful droneship landing (CRS-8).
2017 - Blooper reel released after 12 consecutive successful landings.

In the span of six years, it went from a concept to routine operation.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #63 on: 09/17/2017 02:38 PM »
It's rather impressive how fast the whole development happened.

2011 - SpaceX announces reusable rocket development program for Falcon 9.
2012 - First Grasshopper flight test.
2013 - First landing attempt with Falcon 9 over the ocean (CASSIOPE).
2014 - First successful "ocean landing" (CRS-3).
2015 - First successful land landing (Orbcomm OG2).
2016 - First successful droneship landing (CRS-8).
2017 - Blooper reel released after 12 consecutive successful landings.

In the span of six years, it went from a concept to routine operation.

I'd also call CASSIOPE first successful reentry.  This was supposed to be the hardest part, and it has worked right off the bat, and every time since.

As always, the devil was in the details, but those paying attention knew they "had it" even back then.

The 2012 video was a free glimpse into their plans, a declaration of intent.   CASSIOPE was a demonstration of capability.  SpaceX's competition wasted over 5 years, and are still not seriously trying to respond.  What a contrast.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #64 on: 09/17/2017 11:16 PM »
Now, what about those Falcon 1 videos?   :)
I don't think SpaceX will have the time to dig through their video archives and release Falcon 1 footage eight years after it was retired.
It has nothing to do with time.

That whole blooper reel thing was politically feasible to release because stage landings were on SpaceX's dime and their sad fate didn't affected customer's payload in any way.

We will never see any new videos from Falcon 1 launches, CRS-7 or AMOS.
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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #65 on: 09/18/2017 05:35 AM »
Now, what about those Falcon 1 videos?   :)
I don't think SpaceX will have the time to dig through their video archives and release Falcon 1 footage eight years after it was retired.
It has nothing to do with time.

That whole blooper reel thing was politically feasible to release because stage landings were on SpaceX's dime and their sad fate didn't affected customer's payload in any way.

We will never see any new videos from Falcon 1 launches, CRS-7 or AMOS.

We did see footage of employees reacting to CRS-7 in NatGeo's Mars series, it's possible there will be reaction to Amos-6 in season 2.

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Re: How not to land an orbital rocket - Video
« Reply #66 on: 09/19/2017 12:08 AM »
We did see footage of employees reacting to CRS-7 in NatGeo's Mars series, it's possible there will be reaction to Amos-6 in season 2.

Are you sure about that? I personally do not think anyone watches static fires from Hawthorne on a regular basis.
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