• WATCH: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes after failed landing attempt


    Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, posted a video to Instagram Sunday night of the failed landing attempt of the Falcon 9 rocket.

    The rocket's launch and mission were a success, but the attempt to land the rocket on a floating barge in the Pacific Ocean failed.


    Musk posted the below video for all to see on Instagram Sunday night.

    Falcon lands on droneship, but the lockout collet doesn't latch on one the four legs, causing it to tip over post landing. Root cause may have been ice buildup due to condensation from heavy fog at liftoff.

    A video posted by Elon Musk (@elonmusk) on Jan 17, 2016 at 7:07pm PST

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