Falcon 9 Rocket Crashes After Successful ISS Cargo Delivery

SpaceX  Flickr Business Insider The main parts of SpaceX’s partly reusable Falcon 9 rocket system

After separating from the second stage, and firing its engines to return to Earth, a video camera on board showed the first stage spinning.

The owner of SpaceX Elon Musk on this occasion, wrote on Twitter that a bad landing caused by a problem with a hydraulic pump.

SpaceX successfully launched ISS cargo from Cape Canaveral in Florida this afternoon, and as it has 26 times in the past, planned to land its Falcon 9 rocket for reuse.

SpaceX commentator John Insprooker said, "We have done an excellent lift".

Meanwhile, an attempt to recover the booster's first stage ended in failure when the booster appeared to spin out of control during its final descent, settling to an off-target "landing" in the Atlantic Ocean just east of the launch site. "All told, another great day for SpaceX and NASA", he added.

Fortnite Season 7 Launches with New Features, Locations, and a Badass Santa
For anyone wondering, yes, creative is coming to all systems, including those which do not support Save the World mode. The southeast didn't fare much better as the desert biome took over things at the start of Season 5.

Reba McEntire sings ‘The Lord’s Prayer’ at George H.W. Bush’s funeral
Bush said. "He was ready for heaven and heaven was ready for him", Levenson said of Bush's declining in health in recent years. Bush gave the former first lady a mint this year at the funeral of Senator John McCain, a moment Obama later described warmly.

Climate change a man-made disaster on global scale, warns Attenborough
The meeting received a boost over the weekend when 19 major economies at the G-20 summit affirmed their commitment to the 2015 Paris climate accord.

The Dragon spacecraft, carrying almost 3 tons of science and supplies, is scheduled to rendezvous with the International Space Station on Saturday. SpaceX delivery full of Christmas goodies has arrived at the International Space Station.

Wednesday's mission (CRS-16) was initially scheduled to blast off on Tuesday, but was postponed for a day after the mission team found that the mouse food in one of the science experiments had gone mouldy.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, which launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base carrying 64 "smallsats", set a record for most satellites strapped to a rocket booster, a stack more than 20 feet tall.

The rocket launched Wednesday was brand new and it is not clear yet what went wrong with the grid fin.

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Website pulls 'racist' Priyanka Chopra article after backlash
Dec 09, 2018 - 02:43
Writing for the News Laundry, journalist Nisha Susan asked whether the piece, written by Mariah Smith, was "drunk-published" . Madhu jialso talked about Priyanka's Hindu wedding outfit and said, "Priyanka looked "her prettiest best" in the outfit".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top 3 benefits of the George Hill trade
Dec 09, 2018 - 02:41
It's unclear what role the Wizards envision for Dekker, who sports a career average of 5.3 points in 162 career games. According to Wojnarowski, Milwaukee will save $18 million in salary in the 2019-20 season with the trade.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Nathan Eovaldi will return to Red Sox on four-year deal
Dec 09, 2018 - 01:54
Price posted a picture of he and Eovaldi together at the duck boat parade celebrating Boston's World Series championship. The issue, however, is that Eovaldi's dominant run is far from the norm for his career, and he's had arm issues to boot.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jurgen Klopp says Mohamed Salah was absolutely brilliant in win at Bournemouth
Dec 09, 2018 - 01:30
The Egyptian became the fastest player to 40 goals for Liverpool in the Premier League as he ran rings around the Cherries. Then we need you, play, and then he had a hard start against Burnley and plays that game and this game.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top United States dollar falls on economic growth fears
Dec 08, 2018 - 11:29
The term premium refers to the higher interest rate investors typically demand to commit money for longer periods of time. The more closely watched part of the curve-the gap between two-year and 10-year yields-remains upwardly sloped.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Had Another Secret Holiday Event Yesterday
Dec 08, 2018 - 11:28
Until then, no matter where Meghan has her baby, we'll be over here waiting for the next Obama and royal baby photo opportunity. Pants also happen to be a signature piece for Meghan Markle , so perhaps Middleton was inspired by her sister-in-law.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top ‘BIG leap forward,’ says Donald Trump on US-China relations
Dec 08, 2018 - 11:01
Peter Navarro, the president's top trade adviser, expressed confidence in the president's trade strategy. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, U.S.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Huawei exec faces United States fraud charges linked to Iran
Dec 08, 2018 - 10:29
Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies , was arrested Saturday while in transit at Vancouver's airport. She allegedly assured USA banks that Huawei and Skycom were different companies but prosecutors say they were one and the same.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Dutch police raid 'dozens' of homes in European mafia crackdown
Dec 08, 2018 - 10:24
Eurojust said those arrested Wednesday included "high-ranking members of the Mafia network", but didn't release their names. The operation's success sent a "clear message to organized crime groups across Europe", Spiezia said.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Anxious father of missing British backpacker on his way to New Zealand
Dec 07, 2018 - 00:57
Detectives are investigating the disappearance of 22-year-old Grace Millane , who was last seen in Auckland on Saturday night. A missing persons report was filed on Wednesday and "initial investigations are underway", New Zealand Police told Yahoo7.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Save millions of lives by tackling climate change, says WHO
Dec 07, 2018 - 00:55
Framework Convention on Climate Change-suggested that decarbonizing the global economy by 2050 may still be within reach. Rising oil use for transportation also was a factor, as American consumers are once again buying bigger cars.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Huawei executive arrested in Canada for 'violating USA sanctions on Iran'
Dec 07, 2018 - 00:28
American officials have sought to persuade other nations to curb business ventures with Huawei because of security concerns. Stephen Innes, head of Asia-Pacific trading at investment firm Oanda, linked the losses directly to Meng's arrest.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Bush Takes Funeral Train Ride to Final Resting Place
Dec 07, 2018 - 00:24
Post office officials said they will provide limited package delivery services to ensure overall operations run smoothly. And the Trumps visited members of the Bush family at the Blair House presidential guesthouse, where they are staying.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top FTSE latest: London share prices PLUMMET amid US-China trade war fears
Dec 07, 2018 - 00:17
Details regarding China's pledge to buy more American products - one that it has made before - remain scant. Ben Sasse, one of his party's few Trump critics.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Michelle Obama Has Some Sage Advice For Meghan Markle
Dec 06, 2018 - 01:02
The couple should be living at Frogmore Cottage in Windsor ahead of Meghan giving birth and could choose a hospital near there. Cape Town - Amid royal family feud rumours, sisters-in-law Meghan and Kate will unite for the festive season.