Sunday, 16 December, 2018

Falcon 9 orbited a ship with cargo to the ISS

Falcon 9 вывела на орбиту корабль с грузом для МКС SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket lands in ocean after successful cargo launch
Doris Mccormick | 08 December, 2018, 17:40

"We have had a great liftoff", said SpaceX commentator John Insprucker, as the Falcon 9 rocket soared into the sunny, blue sky over Cape Canaveral, Florida at 1:16 pm [1816 GMT], carrying 5,600 pounds [2,500 kilograms] of gear.

For failure, the first stage of a reusable launch vehicle, the Falcon 9 landed nearly on the shores of Florida. This landing, while not 100% successful, was smooth enough that SpaceX CEO Elon Musk tweeted that the company may re-use the rocket for an internal mission.

'Appears to be undamaged & is transmitting data. Hans claimed that the water landing was pretty much smooth and today's incident showed how SpaceX's rocket are created to save itself in case if anything goes wrong.

SpaceX has been successfully landing its rockets back to base since 2015.

In this image taken from NASA Television, the SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft approaches the robotic arm for docking to the International Space Station, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018.

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Musk also posted the video of the first stage's descent, which showed it spinning as it fell to Earth, how its spin rate was slowly arrested with correctional thrusts, and how it touched down on the ocean and fell sideways into the water. "Ships en route to rescue Falcon", he wrote.

SpaceX has a contract to ferry American astronauts to the space station as part of what's known as the Commercial Crew program with NASA, but the timeline for the first flights has slipped repeatedly.

Ocean platform landings have proven a bit trickier, but SpaceX has managed to stick the landing, whether on land or sea, 32 times in all.

The bad food was replaced ahead of Wednesday's launch.

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