"Unplanned Dismantling"

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This is what 29,000,000 footpounds of thrust looks like.
 
Astrobotic Technology are not the first to discover that rocket science has a very expensive learning curve. I suppose you've got a complicated system where any one of a large number of things failing for any reason means game over.

Once again, Mrs took the opportunity to suggest that space exploration is a huge waste of money. This time I said, OK, what would you spend that money on instead? No answer supplied as yet . . .
 
Once again, Mrs took the opportunity to suggest that space exploration is a huge waste of money. This time I said, OK, what would you spend that money on instead? No answer supplied as yet . . .

Sooner or later a life ending event will occur on Mother Earth... next year... a hundred years from now... 10,000yrs.
If we never learn to get off this planet, at will and at scale, it will be a humanity ending event as well.
Ya gotta start somewheres...
 
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pez door didn't close properly?
no on relight of starship raptors
jury's out on fuel transfer demo.
began re-enty then lost all signal, she "rapidly disassembled"
Progress
"could have put 200 ton of payload in orbit"
Go watch video, there is some great start of re-entry footage
 
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