SpaceX Landing

Here is a better view of the landing attempt. They purposely exploded the rocket when it went out of control as it was tipping over. Indications from early data are that one of the control loops was out of tune and that is what caused the overcorrection at the last minute that put it out of control. It is a huge success in the eyes of SpaceX in the fact that they have been able to guide the rocket back from outer space back down to a tiny little landing pad in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. They arrived back at the pad twice. The first time they ran out of hydraulic fluid and this time they have a control loop that needs adjustment. Very easy problems for them to solve. The big hard problems seem to be solved in getting the booster back to the landing pad and coming down straight above it.

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