at 10:22 AM Jan 19 2015

Early this morning, Elon Musk, CEO of SpaceX, released images from the company's rocket landing attempt on Saturday. The photos show how the Falcon 9 rocket did indeed hit its intended landing platform in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. And then it exploded.

at 11:56 AM Jan 11 2015
Space // 

At 4:47 a.m. this morning, SpaceX attempted what could have been a revolutionary feat: launching a Falcon 9 rocket and landing part of the vehicle on a floating platform in the Atlantic Ocean. The lunch was success, but the landing was a bit... rough.

Mary Beth Griggs
at 08:40 AM Jan 7 2015

We'll have to wait a few more days to see whether SpaceX can achieve the historic feat of landing it's Falcon 9 rocket on a platform in the Atlantic ocean. The launch, scheduled for this morning was scrubbed with just under a minute-and-a-half left on the countdown clock, when engineers noticed a problem with the thrust actuators on the second stage of the rocket. The thrust actuators help to steer the rocket.

Clay Dillow
at 23:34 PM May 22 2012
Space // 

After a handful of delays and one abort on the launch pad, SpaceX began its historic journey toward the International Space Station on Tuesday morning in America, as its Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in a spectacular night time launch.

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