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Doesn't seem to be as much venting vapor today. Must be weather-related.

One minute.

And we have liftoff!

Max-Q.

Onboard video now.

MECO. Successful staging.

Boostback good. Good view of nose cap falling past second stage nozzle.

Booster is heading back to Canaveral....onboard video great.

Entry burn!

Good onboard and ground tracking video

Beautiful views!

Wild gyrations!

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In the drink. :( Well, at least they've demonstrated that the "aim for the water till the burn starts" trajectory works...

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1 minute ago, sevenperforce said:

Video from the ground will be interesting to see.

Unless they go all BulgariaSat on us. :huh:

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Well, I've seen a semi-exciting failure live now. Dragon is okay, so yay.

I'm thinking it was a problem with the grid fin control system from the brief video I saw.

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Now I'm interested. Why did the landing burn not start / falcon "land" in the water?

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Just now, Delay said:

Now I'm interested. Why did the landing burn not start / falcon "land" in the water?

If I have heard correctly they announced "landing burn started" in the coverage

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A piece flew off of the booster during coast before entry burn. I saw it float back and clip a grid fin.

This is not good for Elon's insistence that powered landings are sustainable for human flight.

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