Falcon 9 Delivers Dragon Into Orbit, Flubs Landing

Credit: SpaceX launch: NASA
CAPE CANAVERAL—SpaceX dispatched a recovery ship to try to pick up a wayward Falcon 9 booster, which successfully delivered a Dragon cargo ship into low Earth orbit on Dec. 5 before fumbling a planned landing at Cape Canaveral. “Grid fin hydraulic pump stalled, so Falcon landed just out to sea,”...

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