The roar of nine Merlin engines, the precise blasting of gas propellants and the astonishingly elegant view of fire and sparks by the grid paddles. These are the highlights of the SpaceX Falcon 9 launch and rocket sight landing.
The company shared its new angleSatellite from the rocket’s inner camera.
We’ve seen clips like this during dozens of SpaceX launches on the webcast, but looking at the entire beginning and end of the flight gives a different perspective.
You can see the whole thing at the top of this post. Keep in mind that the entire flight is close to eight minutes – the two-minute clip is only the launching and landing phase, the main part of which involves separating the second phase of the rocket. (It is somehow not visible from this camera angle.)
See you soon next week with another SpaceX release with the company’s next planned Starling release.