SpaceX Droneship ‘A Shortfall of Gravitas’ Arrival [Gallery]

SpaceX’s latest booster-catching droneship “A Shortfall of Gravitas” arrived at its new home in Port Caneveral Florida on July 15th after journeying for nearly a full week from its build site in Port Fourchon Louisiana.

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A Shortfall of Gravitas droneship arrives in Port Canaveral to support SpaceX Falcon 9 launches

SpaceX’s latest droneship left Port Fourchon, Louisiana where it was constructed last Friday, and this morning, arrived in Port Canaveral Florida.

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SpaceX’s new droneship, A Shortfall of Gravitas, starts journey to Florida

When this SpaceX’s droneship, A Shortfall of Gravitas, left Port Fourchon this morning, we thought it was just for sea trials. Based on the ship’s most recent movement, it seems like ASOG is already on its way to Florida.

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SpaceX droneship A Shortfall of Gravitas undergoes initial sea-trials [Drone Video]

We’ve been following the construction of SpaceX’s latest autonomous droneship, A Shortfall of Gravitas (ASOG), for the past few months. Early this morning, ASOG started its first sea trial just outside of Port Fourchon, and now Elon Musk shared an aerial video of the ship.

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SpaceX droneship OCISLY passes through Panama Canal on way to West Coast

We’ve been covering the construction on SpaceX’s news addition to the Eastern fleet, A Shortfall of Gravitas. ASOG will soon be taking the place of the droneship Of Course I Still Love You which is moving to the west coast.

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Another Octograbber spotted at SpaceX facility awaits a droneship to call home

First photographed by Lab Propulsion Systems, and confirmed by Gavin Cornwell, a third Octograbber was seen in production at SpaceX’s Cidco Rd facility. This is a sign that SpaceX may be closer than expected to having a third operational droneship. This droneship will be called “A Shortfall of Gravitas” in reference to the Culture series of science fiction books by Iain Banks.

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