SpaceX expects to take two further steps toward its long-term plan to develop a fully and rapidly reusable launch vehicle in the coming weeks, with the first vertical landing flight test of its modified Falcon 9R first stage and the attempted controlled water landing of a leg-equipped Falcon 9.   SpaceX has been developing a vertical landing capability for its Falcon vehicles with the Grasshopper testbed at its McGregor, Texas site, but is now moving toward flight testing of a ...


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