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Old 01-19-2016, 06:55 AM
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Moment SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Crashes and Explodes During Landing

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SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 v1.1 rocket on Sunday, successfully sending NASA’s Jason-3 ocean-measuring satellite into orbit, but failed a return landing on a drone platform in the Pacific Ocean.

According to SpaceX CEO, one of the Falcon 9’s legs failed to lock as it touched down, causing the rocket to topple in a “hard landing”.

The video shows the rocket toppling over on the drone boat.

The landing-fail reportedly may have been due to an ice buildup during the rocket’s liftoff.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/scie...g-landing.html

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Re: Moment SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Crashes and Explodes During Landing

Damn I had to look and see if this was old news. Too bad. I want these guys to do well. With a name like Space Sex how can you not like them.

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Old 01-19-2016, 09:57 AM
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Re: Moment SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Crashes and Explodes During Landing

Might need some safety feature as back up..
It looked like it only exploded by falling over..

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Old 01-19-2016, 01:39 PM
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Re: Moment SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Crashes and Explodes During Landing

Still what they did accomplish was pretty spectacular. Looks like they almost have it perfected.

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Re: Moment SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Crashes and Explodes During Landing

"It's still alright..... it's still alright.... it's still...... awwww. It exploded."

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they'll get it right eventually....

fucking elon musk is the man!!

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Re: Moment SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket Crashes and Explodes During Landing

The next SpaceX mission will be manned and the engineer who designed that leg lock system will be the only crew member.

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The next SpaceX mission will be manned and the engineer who designed that leg lock system will be the only crew member.

An inherently fair solution.

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This is how we are gonna be getting around in 10 years... as long as your able to jump clear of the explosion!

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