tagoma wrote:outrun wrote:tagoma wrote:BTW, where does that smoke/dust come from?
On the video it looks like it is some matter on the landing area which disperses as the rockets get closer.
That's the burning remains from the container that kept the last remaining malaria mosquito in the world.
BTW I thought maybe it is some chemicals intendedly spread over the landing area to cool down the rocket and/or prevent fire.
Strange indeed. One theory I found is that it's simply dust. Another theory that it's the paint burning: