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SpaceX to land next booster on land, not the ASDS

patrick42h

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May 20, 2014
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I'm sure it is a matter of getting certain Federal agencies to okay the attempt. NASA can say yes, but if the FAA says no, then it is a no. I'm happy to see the desire to give it a try is there.

Good luck, SpaceX.

I would assume that the FAA's concerns were about SpaceX being able to control the booster and hitting a target. It would be a bad day if the stage overshot Cape Canaveral and landed on Disney World.

Since SpaceX has shown several times that they can execute a pinpoint landing, I would assume the FAA would be satisfied, whether the stage tips over or not.
 

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