SpaceX Crash Video – How to learn to land a rocket

Howdy all –

SpaceX released the following video last week.  It is not really a blooper tape.  Rather, it documents how to learn to land a rocket.  Hint:  you’re gonna have to break a bunch of them.  And they did.  It is something the old rocketeers learned in the 1950s & 1960s.  It is something those on the civil side (NASA) and to some extent the military side have forgotten over the years.  One of the drawbacks to hideously expensive equipment is that you never get to break them often enough to fully learn how to use, improve, and operate it.  Cheers –