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Friday, February 16, 2018

The Central accelerator of the new rocket SpaceX Falcon Heavy crashed while landing

A failed attempt to land the Central upper stage rocket, the Falcon Heavy on the floating platform. Accelerator crashed into the water a hundred meters from the Autonomous barges at speeds of 483 kilometres per hour.

According to The Verge, the Central upper stage rocket, the Falcon Heavy, a successful launch which was performed by American billionaire Elon musk SpaceX, crashed while attempting to land on the floating platform. The accelerator fell into the Atlantic ocean a hundred meters from the Autonomous barges “Of Course I Still Love You” at a speed of 483 kilometres per hour. According to the publication, this statement was made by himself Elon Musk during a press conference.

It is reported that for a successful landing unit had to work three engines, but for some reason, load only one of them.

The other two blocks of emergency situations did not happen. The side boosters simultaneously sat down near the spaceport at Cape Canaveral in Florida.

As previously reported, was developed by company Mask new SpaceX heavy rocket, the Falcon Heavy is successfully launched into space. The company assigned the task by the end of this year to organize a private launch on lunar orbit, it is planned to use the Falcon rocket and Dragon spacecraft. Falcon Heavy into orbit electric car of the head of SpaceX Elon musk, who is flying around the planet.


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