ULA Offers SpaceX Advice on How to Crash Rockets

Images Show Falcon 9 First Stage Crash-Landing on Ship, Space News

"Musk's series of images also prompted a response from United Launch Alliance president and chief executive Tory Bruno. He noted his company has a number of employees who worked on the DC-X, a 1990s-era project to demonstrate vertical takeoff and landing technology for future reusable launch vehicles. "Let me know if we can help," Bruno wrote."

The Delta Clipper Experimental: Flight Testing Archive, NASA

"July 31, 1996 [DC-XA] Landing strut 2 failed to extend; vehicle tipped over and LOX tank exploded; vehicle destroyed."

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