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Old 02-07-2018, 06:27 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Showing off, if they could.
Or they only had limited space for it. They didn't seem to have the means to delay one.
I guess "showing off" to potential customers was the whole point of this exercise, and it does show supreme confidence on the part of SpaceX to land them in this way.

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I guess "showing off" to potential customers was the whole point of this exercise, and it does show supreme confidence on the part of SpaceX to land them in this way.
Well, I'm definitely more confident in their ability to land them now.
Still not a huge proponent of landing rockets upright, but they actually did it, and well, rather than changing tack after the early failures.
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