Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Why does SpaceX keep trying to land rockets on floating barges?

The latest SpaceX attempt to land a Falcon 9 rocket on a drone barge resulted in an explosion. The company continues to use drone barges, despite having demonstrated a successful ground-based landing, mainly because of physics.

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