Not only did SpaceX land their Falcon 9 rocket, but they looked damn good while doing it. This is how to do a return-to-flight with style!
Launch, reentry, and landing of the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral in Florida. Image credit: SpaceX
What did the next stage do? Why, deploy 11 Orbcomm relay satellites! Image credit: SpaceX/Emily Lakdawalla
Launch and landing in one long-exposure photograph. Image credit: SpaceX
Falcon 9 rocket first stage approaching Landing Zone 1. Image credit: SpaceX
Hey there, Falcon 9 first stage! Nice to see you again, all upright and everything. Image credit: SpaceX