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SpaceX Falcon 9 Performs It's First Successful Droneship Landing

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SpaceX first successful droneship landing - Image credit: SpaceX

On 8 April 2016, SpaceX successfully landed a Falcon 9 first-stage on it's autonomous droneship Of Course I Still Love You.

Here is what that looked like:

 

After performing the the first successful Falcon 9 landing on solid ground in December 2015, four earlier droneship attempts had been made that were unsuccesful.

 

The landing occured about 300 kilometers (190 miles) off the Florida coastline.

 


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