Reply to post: Re: Amazing

SpaceX wows world with a ho-hum launch of a reused rocket, landing it on a tiny boring barge


Re: Amazing

I'll see competition when big aero starts putting fly-back airbreathers into the first-stage phase of launch. This land-on-tail stuff is thrilling Buck-Rogers era, but it's literally a waste of oxygen. Light and medium launch weight systems should be taking off and returning to airport runways, and getting reflown within the hour.

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