SpaceX will try again to Land Rocket on Barge

January 30, 2015 12:18 PM

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SpaceX will try again to Land Rocket on Barge

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said Falcon 9 will be launched with more quantity of hydraulic fluid on February 8. The statement came after the bad performance of Falcon 9 on January 10. The mission team expected the booster rocket to land on a barge that was 200 miles off Jacksonville coast. But due to the shortage of the hydraulic fluid, it crashed into the barge.

During the process, the booster successfully found the barge and was about to land on it but unfortunately, something went wrong. The fins that are used to steer it, ran out of hydraulic fluid. It crashed and the release of the fuel exploded it. Musk said that people may call it a failure but to us ...

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