12-Story Takeoff

Submitted by: kitteh9lives 4 years ago Science

SpaceX"s Grasshopper, a vertical takeoff and landing vehicle, takes a 12-story leap towards rocket reusability.
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Male 15,832
[quote]When did you ever see a Saturn V park on the same spot from which it took off?[/quote]
Good effort, CJ, but I think you meant, "When did you ever see a Saturn V park on the same spot off from which it took?
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Male 5,608
"Spacecraft have been reusable for decades, why exactly is this good? It didn`t even escape earth`s gravitational field
Pooty project"
When did you ever see a Saturn V park on the same spot from which it took off?
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Male 2,513
Spacecraft have been reusable for decades, why exactly is this good? It didn`t even escape earth`s gravitational field
Pooty project
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Male 17,512
McDonnell Douglas/Boeing has already made a vehicle that could do this, over a decade ago.
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Male 700
That was amazing!
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Male 7,775
"Hey, Joe, I forgot the sandwiches, go back".
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Male 5,874
Grashopper lands in a pool of molten concrete...
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Male 37,890

It`s already been done. Nothing new.


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Male 63
JOHNSON!
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Male 621
penis penis penis
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Male 15,832
That`s the way a damned rocket is SUPPOSED to take off and land.
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Male 425
this footage looks like it`s from the 1980`s...
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Male 14,775
Well that made me want to invest... not
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Male 37,890

Balloons take you right to the edge of space.
You could save a lot of fuel if you launched them with balloons.
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Male 1,627
well that was expensive
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Female 8,044
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