This is video of SpaceX’s rocket touchdown, and the explosion
Yesterday SpaceX made one other unsuccessful attempt at touchdown a Falcon 9 first stage on a barge within the ocean, however the fuzzy Vine clip posted minimize off proper earlier than issues obtained thrilling. At present, the corporate posted an extended, larger res video however shortly pulled it from YouTube for unknown causes. Another person grabbed the file and reposted it, so no you possibly can see precisely what occurs when a type of 200-foot tall rockets misses the mark. Yesterday CEO Elon Musk stated the difficulty “must be straightforward to repair”, and judging by the video it wasn’t far off from success. Should you want any extra causes to remain optimistic, SpaceX COO informed DefenseNews that the corporate’s subsequent touchdown try might come on land as an alternative of at sea, due to the problem in retaining a rocket upright on a shifting barge — as all of us can now see.