SpaceX Orbits Two Satellites, Loses Falcon Stage On Hard Landing

Credit: SpaceX
SpaceX orbited two Boeing-built all-electric communications satellites from Cape Canaveral Wednesday morning, but failed in its latest attempt to land the Falcon 9 launcher’s first stage on a robotic barge downrange. One of three engines firing to slow the stage’s descent apparently didn’t deliver...

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