I get nervous every single time I watch a rocket launch. And as a space reporter, I watch a lot of rocket launches.
In all, I’ve probably seen more than 50 launches in person or online, and every single time I get sweaty palms and that tell-tale anxious feeling in the pit of my stomach.
Now magnify that feeling by 10 every time SpaceX attempts to land one of their rockets back on Earth after flying it to space.
It’s an alien looking sight, and if I had my way, it would be breaking news each and every time. I know that SpaceX basically has this whole rocket landing thing down pat at this point, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t always amazing. Read more…