#1 By: Xeni Jardin, September 12th, 2013 10:58
#2 By: Sean, September 12th, 2013 11:20
That video, cows or no, is the coolest thing I've seen in a while!
Though, it kind of reminds me of playing a Lunar Lander knockoff on my dad's TRS-80 (but with less kaboom)
#3 By: Steve, September 12th, 2013 11:28
At first I thought "wow this rocket sucks." Then the video got all Lunar Lander and it was indeed really cool.
#4 By: Snagglepuss 62629, September 12th, 2013 11:51
They ain't exactly crazy about hot air balloons, either.
Or cloud shadows, or pretty much anything big and unexpected coming out of the sky.
#5 By: Invictus, September 12th, 2013 12:08
Or really, anything big and unexpected. When you're a prey species, big and unexpected just ain't your thing.
#6 By: Joe Castleman, September 12th, 2013 12:24
Yeah, at first I thought this was a misfire, and I thought "wow, they're willing to show that, just to share a humorous video about cows?"
#7 By: rocketpj, September 12th, 2013 13:49
#8 By: bombblastlightningwaltz, September 12th, 2013 14:08
Sounds like a Propane cutting torch. Indeed thought was a misfire. Cool landing.
#9 By: MrMonkey, September 12th, 2013 15:42
Yeah, I think they buried the lede on that one. I've seen plenty of cows in my day; even seen some of them running. I've never seen a rocket land on it's fins. Freakin' awesome!
#10 By: Kevin Thoman, September 12th, 2013 16:28
#11 By: Bucket, September 12th, 2013 21:01
The next video should have beagles.
#12 By: Kimmoth, September 13th, 2013 08:41
I think the Grasshopper's been blogged here before.
But nonetheless, a mere 10 comments in 22 hours is pretty lame, IMO... shame, BB community, for not bestowing this thread with the firehose of superlatives it deserves.
Never mind the cows, that is one hell of an impressive feat, no less the second time. Or is that just another angle? I don't remember seeing grass in the last vid.
#13 By: SilverJacket, September 13th, 2013 11:12
When the Grasshopper did its lateral flying maneuver in August, a lot of science stories covered it. Amazingly, not one (that I could find) explains HOW the rocket flies laterally. Does anyone here know?
#14 By: Xeni Jardin, September 17th, 2013 10:58
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