SpaceX Investigates Vertical Lander Test Failure

LOS ANGELES — Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) is continuing preparations to fly a second, more capable, reusable Falcon 9 first stage testbed at higher altitudes incorporating lessons learned from the first vertical take-off and landing (VTOL) vehicle, which was lost Aug 22 during a test...

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