Well, it was bound to happen sooner or later. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched to space on Wednesday, but it didn’t quite stick the landing.
Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully lifted off from a launch pad in Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying 5,600 pounds of supplies inside a Dragon capsule destined for the International Space Station.
That primary part of the mission was successful, but as usual, the first stage of the Falcon 9 was expected to come back in for a landing on solid ground in Florida.
Unfortunately, the booster made a “water landing” instead when something went wrong during its descent. Read more…