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Falcon-9 1.2V made the successful launch of the communications satellite SES-9 yesterday. Unfortunately, according to SpaceX prediction, the first-stage landing was a failure.
This time the counting down was not stopped ̵
1; punctually lifted at 23:34 GMT Falcon-9 1.2V with SES-9 on the top of Cape Canaveral SLC-40. As scheduled (T + 04 & # 39; 00 "), the first stage of Falcon disconnected nine Merlin 1D engines after four minutes of flight and the breakup began." First stage after reaching the safe distance from the second stage and SES-9 led thanks After a few seconds, the payload fairing was thrown off, and at T + 05 & # 39; 00 "(23:41 GMT) the second stage engines were fired, while the first stage was fired at the correct level Re-entry near the robot ship with the landing platform arrived. After four minutes, at T + 09 & # 39; 15 "
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