Media: Rocket Falcon caught fire during landing

СМИ: Ракета Falcon загорелась во время приземления

Burning stage of the rocket Falcon 9

Company Ilona Mask 13 times in a row put the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket this year.

Monday, October 30, the first stage of the rocket Falcon 9 SpaceX caught fire after landing on a floating platform in the Atlantic ocean.

About it writes The Verge.

“Falcon 9 successfully put a satellite into orbit, but the rocket caught fire after landing,” – said in the message.

At the same time, SpaceX announced the successful landing of the first stage of the rocket, not putting on the fire.

It is noted that this was the 16th launch of a rocket into space to SpaceX this year – twice more than in 2016. the Company Ilona Mask 13 times in a row put the first stage of the Falcon 9 rocket this year, 15 times in a row and 19 times during landings.

As reported Корреспондент.neton the eve of SpaceX put into orbit a commercial satellite for the South Korean Koreasat 5A KTsat. It is designed to transmit television and Internet signals, and communication between courts in the region of the Middle East, the Indian ocean and in the Asian region.

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