Sunday, 11 January 2015

CRS-5 launches successfully, but booster landing fails

The CRS-5 mission lifted off today in a pre-dawn launch from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. As the unmanned spacecraft rose into orbit to resupply the International Space Station, the first stage of its Falcon 9 booster made an historic attempt at a powered landing on a drone barge positioned in the Atlantic Ocean, which did not come off successfully. .. Continue Reading CRS-5 launches successfully, but booster landing fails

Section: Space

Tags: Dragon, Elon Musk, Falcon, International Space Station, Launch, NASA, Spaceflight,SpaceX, Unmanned

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