With the third try, SpaceX launched a satellite, but the rocket is not saved — she drowned

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With the third try, SpaceX launched a satellite, but the rocket is not saved — she drowned

The carrier Rocket Falcon 9, owned by SpaceX, was finally able to put into orbit the Intelsat 35e on the third attempt. The previous two were cancelled due to technical reasons, but July 6 at 2:38 Moscow time the rocket took off and completed the task.

On Monday, the company SpaceX planned to launch the rocket with SpaceX telecommunications satellite, Intelsat 35e, owned by the homonymous TV company, which, with his help, plans to broadcast over the territory of North and South America. Unfortunately, before the launch due to problems triggered the emergency system, the cancellation of the start.

Experts SpaceX eliminated a crash caused by a bug in the software of the control and navigation of missiles. And then announced that the re-launch will take place on Tuesday, exactly 24 hours. But on Tuesday the launch did not take place — just a few seconds before takeoff the mission again it was decided to cancel.

After the second unsuccessful attempt, Musk tweeted that SpaceX engineers 4 Jul test system of the rocket and will study the launch pad, it is for the third time to make it right.

«we Have only one chance to make things right», — summed up the head of SpaceX.

Fortunately, the rocket managed and put into orbit a satellite, but the first stage of the launch vehicle are unable to return home — for landing she just did not have enough fuel, so it drowned in the ocean.

To solve the problem and to eliminate the defects structure in SpaceX going to the end of the year to release the final version of the Falcon 9, which can be used without major repairs up to 20 times.

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