Join us to watch live as SpaceX attempts to launch and land its Falcon 9 Rocket. Even the company itself says, “a successful landing is not expected.” Oh dear.
The latest Falcon 9 rocket launch attempt will take off from Cape Canaveral this evening. The launches to date have been typically smooth—the landings, however, have been harder to stick, with plenty of totaled Falcon 9s littering the path up to this one.
In tonight’s launch, a Falcon 9 will first release a communications satellite high above the Earth. Then it will try to land itself on a drone-piloted barge, the perhaps heart-warmingly named, “Of Course I Still Love You.”
It’s when Falcon 9 attempts to hit the “Of Course I Still Love You” that things are expected to go sideways…