Flying, however, is still the safest way to travel...
The two side boosters came down safely but the center core narrowly missed the landing on SpaceX's drone ship & exploded on impact with the water
A total of 13 people have been killed in the accident
The pilot requested one hour for refueling but eventually stayed for about 4 hours
It is the first time a soft landing has been performed on the Moon's far side
Pilots praised for "calm, professionalism, expertise" in bringing plane to landing after sudden loss of cabin pressure, biting cold, violent turbulence
It will study "Marsquakes" and the Red Planet's core
The rover will be looking for signs of habitable conditions and past microbial life
Are they...rehearsing something?
Planes and helicopters swooped over the highway as pilots practiced landing and taking off from emergency runway