SpaceX Grasshopper rocket scares the crap out of a herd of cows near launchpad (video)

YouTube Link. It's funny if you're not a cow. "No cows were injured during the making of this video," says the spacecraft manufacturer. Here's more about the moment.

[HT: Miles O'Brien]

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  1. 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)

  2. At first I thought "wow this rocket sucks." Then the video got all Lunar Lander and it was indeed really cool.

  3. 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?"

  4. 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!

  5. Oh, there's the beef.

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