The stage made a soft landing on the water and continued to transmit data. The first-stage rockets have a 84 percent recovery rate, according to the company.
Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp. launched a rocket carrying more than 5,600 pounds of crew supplies, science investigations and spacewalk equipment Wednesday as part of its longstanding contract with NASA to ferry cargo to the International Space Station.
SpaceX launched its unmanned Dragon cargo ship to the worldwide space station on Thursday but failed to successfully land its booster afterward as the tall portion of the rocket missed its goal of securing an upright landing on solid ground at Cape Canaveral's Landing Zone 1.
But even with the landing not going as planned, Insprucker emphasized the successful launch.
SpaceX's successful Falcon 9 rocket launch proved to be quite a spectacle for viewers and was considered a success despite the lost booster.
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The owner of SpaceX Elon Musk on this occasion, wrote on Twitter that a bad landing caused by a problem with a hydraulic pump. The booster's engines managed to slow it down and stabilize it before the booster extended its landing legs, hit the surface and toppled over.
In spite of this space has created a series of Falcon Rockets.
The best thing for NASA and SpaceX is the success so far of the mission. "All told, another great day for SpaceX and NASA", he added.
The bad food was replaced ahead of Wednesday's launch.
In September 2014, NASA awarded the two companies a huge $6.8 billion contract to ensure that the United States would continue to send US astronauts to the International Space Station without buying the headquarters of the Russian Soyuz probe.