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Old 06-23-2017, 07:37 PM   #16
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Hit the deck hard, which explains why it's tilted - one leg's crush core got used up more than others.

I also think it was out of position. Just as the feed cut out, I saw water disturbed on one side of the ship and not the other, suggesting the rocket was either off to the side or tilted towards it.

The water was disturbed on the left of the ship (from cam's POV). I think the rocket was to the left and tilted right, then in the last moment tilted left when it smacked down, crushing the left leg more than the others, so it's now tilted left on the deck.

Really looking forward to the video this time
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Old 06-23-2017, 08:00 PM   #17
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 I also think it was out of position. Just as the feed cut out, I saw water disturbed on one side of the ship and not the other, suggesting the rocket was either off to the side or tilted towards it.
Yeah, I was looking at that disturbed water and thought it was going to be a RUD for sure. That must have been a busy landing.
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Old 06-23-2017, 08:32 PM   #18
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Looks like the engines may have been impacted.
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Old 06-24-2017, 01:16 PM   #19
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 Looks like the engines may have been impacted.
Yea, but I doubt they'll refly this stage again anyways... don't think it's until the Block V F9 that they're really going to be gearing towards rapid reusability.
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Old 06-24-2017, 01:33 PM   #20
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 Looks like the engines may have been impacted.
I don't think so. Looks close, but the crush core is designed to take the blow so the engines don't take it. You'd have to crush them and the legs to go all the way.

Also... it's a rocket. They tend to go boom on impact
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