SpaceX's Core Booster Crashed - This Is How Elon Musk Explains The Event!

SpaceX's Core Booster Crashed - This Is How Elon Musk Explains The Event!

The launch was successful. Standing almost 5 kilometres from SpaceX's Falcon Heavy rocket as it took off for the first time, it felt more like I was inside a thundercloud. It will be the third of its kind and is expected to operate in tandem with the two other existing ones, the Of Course I Still Love You, based on the East Coast (the one damaged by the Falcon Heavy botched landing), and Just Read the Instructions, on the West Coast.

Propelled by 27 engines, the Falcon Heavy rocket will be able to send giant satellites to orbit, the Moon, or even Mars.

Landing used rocket cores and reusing them is one of the main selling points of SpaceX and one of the reasons why the company's CEO Elon Musk believes he can cut costs massively for each launch.

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For his fame and glory, that really happened. Despite it being the very first test flight, things went nearly perfectly for SpaceX, and Musk's own Tesla Roadster sailed for the heavens while two Falcon-9-based side boosters landed side by side for the world to see. If everything will go as planned, the vehicle will travel in space for billions of years. A USA Today report mentions that Musk would want to put another landing pad in the Atlantic ocean simply because not all rocket boosters could possibly make it back to Cape Canaveral.

For billionaire entrepreneur and spaceman-of-the-hour Elon Musk, the Falcon Heavy's launch on February 6 was just a humble beginning.

As a result, the rocket's core booster crashed into the ocean at a speed of 300 miles per hour, about 100 yards away from the ship. Musk said Monday that there wasn't enough ignition fluid to light the outer two engines of the booster "after several three engine relights". However, Musk didn't offer much info in this regard.

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