SpaceX Falcon 9 crashes into sea in dramatic video of failed landing

SpaceX Falcon 9 crashes into sea in dramatic video of failed landing

SpaceX Falcon 9 crashes into sea in dramatic video of failed landing

Musk also shared the video of a rocket landing on his Twitter account.

Booster Falcon 9 company SpaceX on Wednesday, December 5, started with a cargo spacecraft Dragon went to the worldwide space station (ISS).

The rocket was initially meant to take off Tuesday, but was delayed for a day after engineers discovered moldy mouse food in one of the science investigations created to study the effect of microgravity on the immune system.

The launch marked the fourth flight of the Hawthorne-based aerospace firm's $62 million reusable Falcon 9 first-stage rocket booster, which reportedly failed to land properly because of hydraulics issues.

Meanwhile, an attempt to recover the booster's first stage ended in failure when the booster appeared to spin out of control during its final descent, settling to an off-target "landing" in the Atlantic Ocean just east of the launch site.

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"We have had a great liftoff", said SpaceX commentator John Insprucker. Unloading the rocket on the ocean's landing platform is a bit screwy, but SpaceX has succeeded in making the Falcon safe in the sea.

The Dragon space capsule that SpaceX used for the current mission was earlier used in February 20017 as part of the CCRS-10 supply mission.

Alan Musk is the current CEO of SpaceX. The agency's current schedule has SpaceX's first uncrewed demonstration flight on January 7 and the first flight with astronauts on board in June.

In order to reduce the cost of space transport, SpaceX has incorporated re-usable rockets, which can be reused.

Maheen is our science geek.

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