Elon Musk | SpaceX Falcon: Elon Musk gushes over SpaceX’s Falcon 9 touchdown video, calls it best landing to date

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 landing on the droneship – A Shortfall of Gravitas has got the Internet gripped in a state of frenzy. The breathtaking landing video is among the most viral videos on the Internet right now.

The video shows the rocket nearing the water and landing on its legs in the middle of the ship. Netizens have hailed it as the perfect touchdown.

The landing was captured from multiple cameras, one of which offered a dramatic descent through dark clouds. The video has garnered millions of views prompting SpaceX chief Elon Musk to put out an appreciation tweet.

Musk shared a tweet by SpaceX handle saying that it was the best landing video ever. He also thanked Starlink in his short tweet.

“Our best landing video to date, thanks to Starlink!” tweeted Musk.

Following the landing of the Falcon 9 first stage, the video of the same was tweeted by its official handle. “Falcon 9’s first stage has landed on the A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship – marking SpaceX’s first 13th flight of a first stage booster and 100th successful mission with a flight proven orbital class rocket!” read the tweet.

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Hours after the launch, the company tweeted confirming the deployment of the 53 Starlink satellites.

On Saturday, SpaceX launched Falcon 9 along with 53 new Starlink satellites in its 100th successful space mission. The two-stage rocket took off from NASA’s Kennedy Space Centre in Florida, the US at 9:39 pm. Starlink is Musk’s internet–providing company operated by SpaceX that has launched over 2,300 satellites so far.

According to SpaceX, Falcon 9 is a reusable, two-stage rocket meant for reliable and safe

people and payloads into Earth and beyond. It is the world’s first orbital-class reusable rocket. This reusability aspect of Falcon 9 allows SpaceX to re-fly the most expensive parts of it making…

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