• 05.06.16

SpaceX rocket makes second touchdown on drone ship

When Elon Musk says “Woohoo!” you know something good happened. And it did! Again!

Nine minutes later, the rocket’s first stage made a successful landing on the drone ship “Of Course I Still Love You” a couple hundred miles off shore. This was the second successful landing of a Falcon 9 first stage on a drone ship in the last month.

Just minutes after the landing, Musk, SpaceX’s CEO, succinctly summed up the landing in a tweet: “Woohoo!!”

You can continue to watch the live-stream of the mission to geosynchronous transfer orbit here.