On the third attempt at SpaceX launched a satellite, but the rocket is not rescued - she drowned
The launch vehicle Falcon 9, owned by SpaceX, was finally able to put into orbit a satellite Intelsat 35e on the third attempt. The previous two were canceled for technical reasons, but on July 6 at 2:38 Moscow time, the rocket took off and completed the task.
On Monday, the company planned to launch SpaceX launch vehicle from SpaceX telecommunications satellite Intelsat 35e, belonging to the homonymous TV company, which with the help of plans to broadcast over the territory of North and South America. Unfortunately, before you run out of problems triggered alarm system cancel the launch.
SpaceX Specialists eliminated failure due to an error in the software control and navigation missiles. And then reported that the re-launch will take place on Tuesday, exactly 24 hours. But Tuesday's rocket launch did not take place - in just a few seconds before take-off mission again, it was decided to cancel. After a second unsuccessful attempt Musk tweeted that SpaceX engineers test the July 4 missile system and study the launch pad, so they'd be the third time to do it right.
"We have only one chance to get it right", - summed up the head of SpaceX.
Fortunately, the rocket handled and put into orbit a satellite, but the first stage of the launch vehicle failed to return home - to plant it just did not have enough fuel, so it is drowned in the ocean.
In order to solve the problem and fix flaws in the design, in SpaceX going until the end of the year to release the final version of the Falcon 9, which can be used without major repairs to 20 times.