SpaceX launches cargo to ISS, rocket ocean landing fails

Miami (AFP) Jan 10, 2015
SpaceX on Saturday blasted off its Falcon 9 rocket on an historic recycling mission, after propelling the Dragon cargo ship toward the International Space Station. The rocket launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 4:47 am (0947 GMT) and was to be followed minutes later by an attempt to guide the rocket’s first stage down to a controlled landing on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean. According to a SpaceX update – “the Rocket made it to drone spaceport ship, but landed hard. Close, but no cigar this time. Bodes well for the future though.” —> Read More Here


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