The rocket of SpaceX, Falcon 9, successfully landed back on ground on Monday. Mashable reported the safe landing of Falcon 9 in Cape Canaveral, Florida.
The unmanned rocket was launched into orbit and is now being proclaimed as the ‘first orbital-class booster’ since it returned unscathed.
The safe return of Falcon 9 is a huge accomplishment for the company. This success has led Elon Musk, CEO SpaceX, to proclaim that SpaceX is one step closer to Mars. After the safe touchdown of rocket, Elon said in a press conference:
“I think it really quite dramatically improves my confidence that a city on Mars is possible.”
“That’s what all this is about.”
Space and the worlds beyond our planet Earth have attracted human attention for long. SpaceX has some big plans lined up for the future ventures. Falcon 9 is definitely one of the substantial illustrations of such achievements.
The topic of Mars is a universal favorite. Elon Musk himself is passionate about it. At various occasions, he shared his vision regarding the company’s strategy to gain as much information as it can.
The recent success makes him closer to achieve his objectives of conquering and colonizing Mars. The only glitch in his plans is the huge cost requirements because the technology in this domain is expensive.
Elon elaborated the need of colonizing and settling in another planet. Mars has always been hailed for its potential to support life and Musk is a great enthusiast of the theory.
The CEO of SpaceX has further plans to augment the space launch procedures and make them more economical. One probable way is to reuse rockets and other equipment which are generally discarded after a single use.
His ideas have all the potential to revolutionize the space industry. Elon Musk, CEO SpaceX, is well recognized for transforming automobile industry with the launch of Electric Cars. His track record proves that he can pull off another industry ideals reformation with SpaceX.