Reusable Stage of Falcon 9 Rocket Fell into the Atlantic Ocean
OREANDA-NEWS. The first reusable stage of a carrier rocket Falcon 9 owned by American company SpaceX fell into the water while trying to land on a floating platform.
SpaceX broadcasted the launch of the rocket on its YouTube channel. A camera located on the platform recorded that the stage fell into the ocean. The host of the broadcast admitted that this time, they obviously didn’t succeed in landing.
The launch of the Falcon 9 took place at 15:05 UTC time from the Cape Canaveral, state of Florida. It transported into orbit 60 Internet satellites Starlink.At the end of January, SpaceX successfully launched the rocket Falcon 9, which also delivered 60 Starlink satellites. Eight minutes after start, the first stage landed on the platform Of Course I Still Love You in the Atlantic Ocean.