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SpaceX Falcon 9 first-stage landing, THAICOM 8 mission

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Watch sped up footage of the Falcon 9 first stage landing on the Of Course I Still Love You (OCISLY) droneship. SpaceX successfully deployed the THAICOM 8 satellite to a Super Synchronous Transfer Orbit during the May 27th mission.

There are photos on Flickr, or check out SpaceX’s THAICOM 8 Technical Webcast, which shows off the launch at 21m20s. Stage one landing via OCISLY at 29m50s:

Related watching: SpaceX’s Falcon 9 crashes & landings and The Chemistry of Rockets: How do rockets work?

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