Elon Musk’s Space X landed its drone rocket on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean, the second successful attempt of this type in the company’s history.
On Friday, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket landed off the coast of Florida on the unnamed drone ship, Of Course I Still Love You, after it had transported a Japanese satellite into orbit, reports the Independent.
This is the second successful sea-based landing the company has made since this April. Musk, Space X’s founder and CEO of Tesla, celebrated the landing on Twitter saying that he might have to increase the size of his rocket hangar.
Musk had tweeted earlier that the landing would be difficult as the rocket would have less fuel to slow down and will be moving on a “very hot and fast mission.”