Incredible footage captured by a drone showcased the moment two SpaceX rockets landed on Earth following a successful mission, captivating tech pioneers and garnering millions of views.
Yesterday, SpaceX took to Twitter to post a video of its iconic “Falcon Heavy” rocket’s booster landing–a marker in the journey into space.
The clip, recently released by the company to commemorate the landing, quickly gained traction on social media with more than two million views within its initial hours.
Drone shot of Falcon Heavy’s side boosters landing at LZ-1 and LZ-2 pic.twitter.com/JfYRWDIi1j— SpaceX (@SpaceX) January 16, 2023
People praised the incredible sight of when the rockets hit their target and expressed joy over how successful launch and landing operations were. According to space blogger Kevin Will, who tweeted about it on his account: “No matter how many times I watch rockets land here on Earth, I still get goosebumps.”
Falcon Heavy’s side boosters have landed pic.twitter.com/jzxIbHSfFR— SpaceX (@SpaceX) January 15, 2023
Elon Musk, the head of his innovative company, shared a captivating video with an impassioned caption: “This is how we will land on Mars!”, evoking enthusiastic responses and praise from viewers.
And that’s how we will land on Mars https://t.co/iSAUrbA0tX— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) January 16, 2023
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Elon Musk’s tweet was met with a great response by followers as it earned over 8 million views and thousands of shares, showing strong support for the American billionaire to achieve his dream of reaching Mars soon.
Can we take a moment and appreciate how freaking cool it is that they can land boosters like this! https://t.co/2Tcc5mqVuS— Chris Fisher (@cFishFL) January 16, 2023
Musks’ friends and fans couldn’t help but praise his ambition to fulfill the long-held dream of reaching Mars, which he has been pursuing for years.
It’s remarkable that Elon Musk launched the space technologies company SpaceX in 2002, and his name has gained notoriety for its cutting-edge rocket technology. His goal is to provide superior missiles with modern hardware that keep up with technological advances.
I really hope to still be alive when this day actually comes! https://t.co/mj0LzQsYBk— Isaac Corral🚀🪐 (@_IsaacCorral21) January 16, 2023
In 2012, the company made a leap of immense proportions when they launched their first space rocket. The Falcon 1 and Falcon 9 missiles were both unveiled with great success as well as the Dragon spacecraft that sent its inaugural commercial vehicle to travel to the International Space Station.