Elon Musk: Falcon 9 landing failed due to ‘slower than expected throttle valve response’

April 19, 2015 12:32 AM

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SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk gave the first detailed reason for the failed Falcon 9 landing last Tuesday.

In a tweet Saturday afternoon, Musk said, “Cause of hard rocket landing confirmed as due to slower than expected throttle valve response.”

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