SpaceX ship sends holiday cheer to Space Station

Olive Hawkins
December 8, 2018

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

"The engines in time stabilized the rotation of the rocket, allowing for a safe landing in the water!"

The booster spent two days in the water while teams worked to retrieve it after a malfunction with its grid fins caused the booster to miss its target: the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Landing Zone 1.

In a video Musk posted from the perspective of the failed booster, one of the grid fins appears to be stuck, which undoubtedly threw the rocket off course. Through this cargo, Species was sending supplies science experiments and food to astronauts living at the International Space Station.

To the global space station kicked off the sixteenth mission of the cargo ship Dragon under the NASA contract with SpaceX. SpaceX will likely spend some time to evaluate the damage before making a ruling, but it's probably a long shot. The agency's current schedule has SpaceX's first uncrewed demonstration flight on January 7 and the first flight with astronauts on board in June.

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If that first test of the unpiloted SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket and Crew Dragon spacecraft goes well, a second test will fly astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley to the International Space Station in June.

Alan Musk founded it on May 6, 2002. CEO Elon Musk says the livestream should not have cut away from the failure.

The establishment of the agency aims to reduce the cost of the space transport and establish the human habitation on Mars house.

What is Falcon 9?This is rocket, belonging to the class of Falcon.

American Space Agency NASA has contracted with the private companies to send material for the ISS.

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