Reality Meets Science Fiction

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Vertical (on the tail) landings has been a standard trope of science fiction stories and movies for decades.

In the last two months, two US corporations achieved it in reality.

The December 21 successful landing by Space-X was the most significant: a full-sized rocket returning from delivering two satellites into orbit.

Until now, all the space events at Cape Canaveral have been launchings … or attempted launchings.

Tomorrow, here we come.

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One thought on “Reality Meets Science Fiction

  1. Yes exciting. Apparently the CEO has plans for a colony on Mars. I don’t think I’ll be around to see it. I’ll have to be content with the wonderful movie I saw recently.

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