Image source: SpaceX

Yesterday SpaceX planned the trickiest rocket landing yet. Unfortunately technical glitches meant it had to delay the attempt until today.

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And an extra day was exactly what SpaceX needed! The Falcon 9 rocket landed on the drone ship Of Course I Still Love You. Science fiction fans like our own inestimable Andrew Liptak, note that is also the name of a vessel from an Iain M. Banks novel.