SpaceX’s reusable rocket, Falcon 9, successfully landed back on Earth just a few short weeks ago. Elon Musk has recently updated the world on the status of the rocket, claiming that the Falcon 9 is already ready to be launched for another mission.
Musk posted a photo to Instagram just before the New Year commenced, showing the Falcon 8 rocket at the Cape Canaveral hanger. The caption said that “no damage was found” and that it was “ready to fire again.”
SpaceX’s plan for reusable rockets is a major step towards a more cost efficient approach for space missions. There has been no date set for when the Falcon 9 will go on its next launch.
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