SpaceX successfully launches its 20th mission of the year

З'явилося відео падіння першого ступеня Falcon 9

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

SpaceX had made 27 successful landings since June 2016, according to Spaceflight Now.

Television cameras switched away from the rocket a moment before impact, but amateur video showed the rocket extending its landing legs and slowing for landing on the power of a single engine, the normal procedure for touchdown.

SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon cargo ship to the global space station on Thursday but failed to successfully land its booster afterward as the tall portion of the rocket missed its goal of securing an upright landing on solid ground at Cape Canaveral's Landing Zone 1. However, 7 minutes and 25 seconds after the launch, the first stage began tumbling uncontrollably towards the surface.

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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. Below is the screenshot of Musk's tweet that was tweeted shortly after the incident. After managing to break no less than four records just a few days ago, in a turn of events worthy of Murphy's Law, the Falcon 9 rocket that delivered supplies to the ISS missed its mark and crash landed instead.

While the first stage booster did not land as intended, the fact that it survived the descent is no small feat.

Truck Dragon should dock with the ISS on 8 December. Canadarm2) to capture the Dragon spacecraft and attach it to the orbiting laboratory. Coverage will begin at about 02:00 a.m. PST (0:500 a.m. EST) with the capture expected to happen about 1 hour later.

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