SpaceX landing, an amazing feat of rocketry
Do you know where you were at 4:53pm ET today? That was when SpaceX accomplished a feat they have tried five times before: landing an unpiloted rocket on a drone ship in the middle of the ocean. It was beyond amazing.
SpaceX, headed by Elon Musk, joined the space race in 2006 when they were awarded a contract by NASA to design and demonstrate a launch system to resupply cargo to the International Space Station (ISS) as part of the Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.
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