Vertical Landing Rockets Before SpaceX

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Justin Y. : KSP has taught me to always revert my save when I try a suicide burn

Sany0 : again....came for the title....stayed for the shirt....

Greg Brockway : Gets notification, drops everything, clicks like before viewing, grabs a cup of coffee, complements Paul before viewing, watches video.

TAOFLEDERMAUS : And let's not forget SPECTRE, who used vertically-landing rockets in You Only Live Twice. (and rocket guns!)

Warped Perception : I have to tell you, you have inspired me to dress up a little nicer when I'm on camera, historically I wear cheap Walmart shirts...lbvs. now you know when you see me wearing nice shirts it's because of you !!!

Daniel Matthews : We stand on the shoulders of giants, and occasionally the faces of many midgets...

Little Cripple : Just 5 days till the next Block 5 (Falcon 9) launch. Can't wait to see how they pan out. Between 6-10 flights each Elon reckoned in one interview. Unfortunately but understandably NASA want a fixed design for man flight, but I'd still love it if they would tweak them to make keep improving like they did with block 4.

Jeriku : Tintin and the XFLR6

SeLf_MaDe : Please do a video on "Rosetta Mission".

Marc : SpaceX is the first one to do it economically and reliably. I give them the gold star.

Aaron Porebski : Jeff Who?

Bob Senior : I love your videos and of course your shirts lol. I remember seeing that jet pack here in Australia late sixties and it was amazing. He flew once around the Sydney Showgrounds and the noise was incredible. We all thought I've got to get one of those and then of course found out the things didn't go very far. Oh well back to the rush hour traffic. All the best. And keep it coming.

The Derank doge : Love the channel

Ginny855 : Did the McDonnell douglas dc x tip over in 7:24 or is it just the movements of the camera? Very interesting video as always 😊

Watchyourselvez : God I love this channel. And the shirts!!!

HebaruSan : Please don't feed the confusion by telling people that Starman's Tesla went "to Mars." It's on an orbit that crosses Mars's orbit, but will not be arriving at the red planet for the foreseeable future.

Laughing Cheeze : WOW, I had no idea Scaled Composites was around back then!!

Sean Barker : Can your next video be on the Elon Musk submarine that saved the Thai children from the cave... oh wait that was just a shameless plug that he did 😂

Stratostrophic Jones : Fantastic video 👍👍👍👍

Alpha Adhito : Geez, I remember watching DC-X demonstration flights in Science channel in what... 15 years ago? as a kid. Now we have Falcon 9 and New Shepard, just wow

Jason Cronin : great stuff, thank you good sir

Carl Howard : What? No mention of Armadillo Aerospace?

Steve Pirie : Awesome!

gptrees1 : Was the radar really accidentally left on? I thought Buzz left it on intentionally just to eliminate a step in case of an emergency abort.

Donald Russell : Yes 🙏🏾

BlueSkies : What a smart shirt 😃

Cupcake Conspiracy : Space x actually sends things to orbit and back, blue origin doesn’t

Rosscotron : Great vid didn’t know the history

Alexander : All lies, Elon Musk just stole Sheldons idea.... ;)

JeeD : come for the info stay for the shirts

Husker54 : Bloody love ur channel .. Keep it up with the future tech and space stories i heckin love them

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Alvin Lam : Blue origin didn't even teach orbit. Saying what blue origin has accomplished is similar to that of SpaceX is like saying what Jeff someone has accomplished more than I did.

PeterC : Great how science fiction becomes science fact given time....

Moemen Sultan : Dear Professor Paul Shillito ,I love your content and I am always looking forward to seeing your wonderful content . As an astronotics fanatic and a future aerospace engineer could you please make a video about MHD , please ? best regards !

Jan : Always a treat.

Joshua The Science god : @curious Droid just a suggestion, i would get your throat checked put by a doctor. It looks swollen to me, not trying to embarrass you. I'm genuinely concern. Enjoy your day

Michael S. Howard : Fact, rocket landing in Earth atmosphere is harder to land on the moon's zero atmosphere... Landing on mars depending upon weather could be more or less easier. So what spacex did is way harder.

Tac Wolf : Hooray a new video!!! Love your stuff man!!!

ste lamo : should go to bed ... will watch this

Haos666 : @Curious_Droid You have missed few other projects, one quite notable, by David Masten and his Xombie. He managed it to start and land back in 2009, which is being said to be the direct inspiration of Falcon 9 Grasshopper in 2011 and futher on - F9 Stage 1 landing/recovery programme.

Kevin Doyle : Amazing video always great content on this channel

Matt Majcan : Wait, you mean elon musk has never invented anything and is just taking credit and profiting from other people's hard work and ingenuity? I am shocked. SHOCKED.

911zhenxiang : "Landing on the moon" ... HE HE HE ... STILL BELIEVING THIS LIE? They did NOT have the technology to do so - they FAKED it! Watch some videos about this topic and you will discover hundreds of clues that proof that it was faked!

barnmaddo : Does SpaceX/Blue Origin actually gain anything from those previous attempts? The basic physics of a vertical landing seem pretty simple, and with modern electronics even the flight control should be fairly straight forward. Mostly just an engineering challenge to keep the weight down and make a gimbled and/or throttlable engine.

Sam : Elon called one of the Thai cave rescuers a 'pedo' out of pure malice. I've lost all respect for Musk now 😔

First Name : I love aerospace history and of course those sassy shirts.

magnetiktrax : Not a new idea at all. Professor Calculus did this in TinTin Destination Moon way back in the early 50's. :-)

Chase : Hello from the mythical land of America, and thanks for the video! Have you been working out?

ash29k : Please do your next video while stroking a white cat, Bond villain brilliance!!! Love your bids, keep 'em coming please!