June 18, 2018

Images from Falcon 9’s launch and landing

SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket took off from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday, powering a commercial Dragon cargo ship into orbit while trying a dicey descent maneuver to return to landing on a ship in the Atlantic Ocean. SpaceX says the booster touched down hard and tipped over after landing.

Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: NASA TV/Spaceflight Now
Photo credit: SpaceX
Photo credit: SpaceX
Photo credit: SpaceX
Photo credit: SpaceX
Photo credit: SpaceX
Photo credit: SpaceX

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