- MECO = Main Engine Cut-off
- An unprecedented view at Cape Canaveral: Long exposure photo of launch and landing within 10 minutes of each other. In the history of spaceflight at this location, only NASA's Space Shuttle was built for re-usability, and it was still very expensive to launch and land. SpaceX's landing and re-usability technology promises a bright future that will see launch costs plummet.
And finally, a word from Elon:
My Falcon 9 / Orbcomm-2 Launch & Landing Live Tweet Stream:
"Ich habe gelernt, mich des Wortes 'unmöglich' nur mit äußerster Vorsicht zu bedienen." ~ Wernher von Braun
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