SpaceX Video of the new Falcon 9 Reusable F9R launch and landing

| April 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

This astonishing video is of the Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) taking its first test flight at their rocket development facility.

F9R SpaceX Electron MagazineF9R lifts off from a launch mount to a height of approximately 250m, hovers and then returns for landing just next to the launch stand.

Early flights of F9R will take off with legs fixed in the down position. However, we will soon be transitioning to liftoff with legs stowed against the side of the rocket and then extending them just before landing.

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