Another launch failed, SpaceX 9 Rocket fell deep in Ocean

January 12, 2015 7:33 AM

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The SpaceX rocket flight which suffered delay fell deep in the ocean on the day of its launch. The flight was carrying precious cargo of 5000 pounds include the replacement equipment for experiments and gifts for the astronauts from their families. The overall worth of shipment was $133 million and it was very critical as NASA has recently lost another company’s supply ship. Surprisingly the craft did not faced critical damage except for some equipments needs to be replaced on deck.

While the cargo ship flies towards the space station, the rocket was expected to head back to a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean some 200 miles (322 km) off Jacksonville, Fla., north of the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station launch site.

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