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Forum:Commercial Space - Military Space
Topic:SpaceX Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) vehicle test flights
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Robert PearlmanSpaceX video release
F9R Flight Test | 1,000m

Video of Falcon 9 Reusable (F9R) taking its second test flight on May 2, 2014, at SpaceX's rocket development facility. F9R quadrupled its height from its previous test to rise to 1,000m.
mikejCouldn't find anything about this on the SpaceX Website, but there's a new video of another 1000m test flight which apparently took place on June 17. They added retractable, steerable fins on the forward end of the vehicle.

The cows in the second half of the video reminded me of a story told to me by a Marshall Space Flight Center retiree who was volunteering at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center:

Skunks lived all around in the Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge around MSFC. When they'd do an S-IC static fire, they'd sound a warning. The skunks, of course, didn't understand the warning. They didn't know what was going on but they knew that it wasn't good. The skunks knew how to do one thing, and that was to spray. It would stink of skunk scent for days after a test.

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