Elon Musk

26.06.201718:54
@elonmusk
Good summary of rocket landing history. There were two successful water landings much earlier, but they didn't surv… https://t.co/CNxoM9Oj9R 4138 13644
26.06.201717:32
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@Viss Several tons of force on each fin at high angles of attack & peak heating is the cube of speed, so a Mach 8 r… https://t.co/YcqjWZpH3f 26 221
25.06.201722:31
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@migueldelagza They should on high velocity missions to Geostationary Transfer Orbit 13 384
25.06.201721:41
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Sped up version of today's rocket landing on the Droneship Just Read the Instructions (guess it… https://t.co/0wFgXMgeqZ 3176 10786
25.06.201721:19
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@nullpointr More aero effectiveness to create steep spires on windward side at the grid fin intersections 16 343
25.06.201721:18
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@amirmasoudabdol Down the road, they will not even be repainted between launches. Aiming to be able to relaunch sam… https://t.co/Ze7aQlwf84 185 1164
25.06.201721:14
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@BenjaminCoop3 Getting closer to fairing recovery and reuse. Had some problems with the steerable parachute. Should… https://t.co/6YmUejl5Q4 97 786
25.06.201720:56
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New titanium grid fins worked even better than expected. Should be capable of an indefinite number of flights with no service. 3008 23784
25.06.201720:03
25.06.201720:02
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@TheCocoaNaut Significantly improves control force 8 379
25.06.201720:01
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Launch at 1:25 delivering 10 satellites for Iridium. Droneship repositioned due to extreme weather. Will be tight. https://t.co/6ZcSG29B74 1195 6360
25.06.201719:55
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Closeup of the titanium grid fins. Not painted, as they glow red hot during a fast reentry. https://t.co/Ltrq1Prg2m 2771 16470
25.06.201704:58
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@dnathe4th @DJSnM We used to have a (lame) open loop hydraulic system, but that was upgraded to closed about 2 years ago 23 515
25.06.201704:16
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@CrappyUsername Not only that, it has all the wifis and 3G is coming soon 43 657
25.06.201704:15
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@EcoHeliGuy Rocket was suddenly slammed sideways right before landing. Heavy gust or something malfunctioned onboard. Reviewing telemetry. 45 516

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